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Impossibly Glamorous: How a Misfit from Kansas Became an Asian Sensation Paperback – November 22, 2012
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On top of the writing, there is also the many various struggles Charles portrays with more than a few I’m able to relate to personally. The author deals with coming out in Kansas City, Missouri, the infamous “small town” or rather Midwestern, I suppose, gay scene. Speaking form personal experience, if you spend your adolescence in a place where mediocre is norm and nobody aspires to much aside from coming out safely I can say that Charles hit home and pulled me in as soon as he started writing about what his experience was like.
Overall, this book is honestly a new favorite of mine and it makes me feel a little bit proud that, like Charles, I managed to break away from mediocrity although I've yet to find the success Charles has. Loved every minute of reading this.
fun by not being a gay man. His account of growing up gay in Kansas and then becoming The Queen of Queens in
Japan is dark, wild, hilarious, and immensely entertaining. Ayers is a smart, talented, witty writer who sweeps
us up in his faux fur coat and takes us with him with him as he combs the clubs of Kansas City and Tokyo for
a good man to love and a great pair of shoes. If you like reading books by David Sedaris, you're going to love "Impossibly