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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Heather Haneman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Missouri


-- Heather Haneman on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=heather+haneman


Illinois Connection

When Heather was 16 years old she moved to Chicago, and began dancing in such traditional venues as the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Before writing her book, Heather Haneman, who is more often known by her professional name, Feather Handlesmen, had found success as a back-up dancer in drag queen shows.


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Big wigs :
ISBN: 9780976021636. OCLC Number: 173522696

State Street Publishing,. .

Heather Haneman was born in Missouri and has been a professional dancer in Chicago for 18 years. Early in her dance career, she was asked to perform as a backup dancer in a drag queen pageant. This is the witty, humorous and sensitive story of her journey in the world of drag.