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Author: The Lady Chablis Narrator: The Lady Chablis Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 1996 ISBN: 9780743548250
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The unforgettable life story of the fabulous drag queen from the bestselling Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

The Lady Chablis, the outrageously charming drag queen made famous in John Berendt’s bestselling Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, takes us on an unforgettable tour of Savannah in her amazing story—a triumphant life filled with passion, humor, flair, and resourcefulness beyond the imaginings of mere mortals.

Born Benjamin Edward Knox in Quincy, Florida, in 1957, Brenda Dale Knox (The Lady Chablis) always knew she was different: a girl with “candy.” “I never blamed the Lord ‘cause I knew that He musta wanted me this way.” She’s lived as the Grand Empress of Scrapin’ to Get By, she’s beat up bad-mouthed bouncers, known love sweet and tender, mean and rough, legal and outlawed …and she’s survived and flourished!

Laugh-out-loud funny, deeply touching, and just as entertaining as The Lady Chablis in person, Hiding My Candy is one dessert you’ll find absolutely irresistible.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The Lady Chablis has a way with words…Move over, George Sand.” 


  • “The Lady Chablis is a drag queen with chutzpah…This autobiography appears to have plenty of mouth.” 

    Washington Post Book World

  • “Chablis presents a good-natured biography that covers the gamut from sexual adventures with unsuspecting straight males to beauty tips and a listing of her favorite recipes.” 

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A bittersweet story filled with abuses and ambitions, Chablis’ life is a mix of bawdy vaudeville and Southern gothic.” 

    Library Journal

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About the Author

The Lady Chablis, born Benjamin Edward Knox, is a drag queen entertainer who appeared in Clint Eastwood’s adaptation of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, the book in which she was originally made famous.