Life as a Unicorn: A Journey from Shame to Pride and Everything in Between

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Life as a Unicorn: A Journey from Shame to Pride and Everything in Between

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Author :   Amrou Al-Kadhi
Publisher :   HarperCollins Publishers
Published :   23/07/2020
ISBN :   9780008306106
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   295
Size (mm) :   198x129x20
Weight (g) :   210

A heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author's fight to be true to themself

WINNER OF THE POLARI FIRST BOOK PRIZE 2020
WINNER OF A SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD
Amrou knew they were gay when, aged ten, they first... Read more

A heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author's fight to be true to themself

WINNER OF THE POLARI FIRST BOOK PRIZE 2020
WINNER OF A SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD
Amrou knew they were gay when, aged ten, they first laid eyes on Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone. It was love at first sight.
Amrou's parents weren't so happy...
From that moment on, Amrou began searching in all the wrong places for ways to make their divided self whole again.
Life as a Unicorn is a hilarious yet devastating story of a search for belonging, following the painful and surprising process of transforming from a god-fearing Muslim boy to a queer drag queen, strutting the stage in seven-inch heels and saying the things nobody else dares to ....