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My Life24 By Michael House
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My life24 I taught my little brother how to smoke when he was ten years old. I dabbled off and on. Now that I'm 40 and little brother Justin died in oh six I'm pondering starting smoking. Granny... More > smoked sixty-two years. Then she died. If I get 62 years of smoking, I will die 102 years old. I know the relief available to smoking. Stephen King said quitting smoking was harder than quitting heroin. Granny was a church secretary. She asked why quit smoking. Nothing speeds or stalls your day of death. I can hear the doctor in the back of my head. No doctor likes smoking. But I am looking at how many days’ cigarettes let you live besides how soon they kill you. Papa quit smoking, but was slipping around smoking. Then when he started smoking among everybody the savor of the smokes was lost. My neighbor and I used to smoke on the barn’s roof. We were preteens. That's back when I enjoyed smoking. I quit smoking because I started feeling like I needed them. I think pretty w< Less
Dance With Me, Papa: Life With(out) My Celebrity Father By Rita Reinecker
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For Rita Reinecker, life as the daughter of a well-known writer was far from a fantasy. Rita’s father was Herbert Reinecker, a prolific German novelist, dramatist, and screenwriter who lived in... More > his own world of plot and dialogue. She grew up feeling not pretty enough for her father and not good enough for her mother. Her life revolved around her emotionally unavailable father, who blew in and out of her life. Rita longed for a normal family life, and the incessant hunger for acceptance left the growing girl wanting much more. Always looking for signs that her papa loved her, she lived on an emotional rollercoaster of hope and disappointment. Wanting only to be loved, Rita hurled herself into many relationships. Meanwhile, life with her controlling mother bred low self-esteem and self-doubt, leaving her feeling inadequate, unloved, and unwanted. Now, in her memoir, she recalls her lifelong search for her father’s love and explores how she came to terms with its effects on her life.< Less
Dance with Me, Papa: Life with(out) My Celebrity Father By Rita Reinecker
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For Rita Reinecker, life as the daughter of a well-known writer was far from a fantasy. Rita’s father was Herbert Reinecker, a prolific German novelist, dramatist, and screenwriter who lived in... More > his own world of plot and dialogue. She grew up feeling not pretty enough for her father and not good enough for her mother. Her life revolved around her emotionally unavailable father, who blew in and out of her life. Rita longed for a normal family life, and the incessant hunger for acceptance left the growing girl wanting much more. Always looking for signs that her papa loved her, she lived on an emotional rollercoaster of hope and disappointment. Wanting only to be loved, Rita hurled herself into many relationships. Meanwhile, life with her controlling mother bred low self-esteem and self-doubt, leaving her feeling inadequate, unloved, and unwanted. Now, in her memoir, she recalls her lifelong search for her father’s love and explores how she came to terms with its effects on her life.< Less
Dance with Me, Papa: Life with(out) My Celebrity Father By Rita Reinecker
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For Rita Reinecker, life as the daughter of a well-known writer was far from a fantasy. Rita’s father was Herbert Reinecker, a prolific German novelist, dramatist, and screenwriter who lived in... More > his own world of plot and dialogue. She grew up feeling not pretty enough for her father and not good enough for her mother. Her life revolved around her emotionally unavailable father, who blew in and out of her life. Rita longed for a normal family life, and the incessant hunger for acceptance left the growing girl wanting much more. Always looking for signs that her papa loved her, she lived on an emotional rollercoaster of hope and disappointment. Wanting only to be loved, Rita hurled herself into many relationships. Meanwhile, life with her controlling mother bred low self-esteem and self-doubt, leaving her feeling inadequate, unloved, and unwanted. Now, in her memoir, she recalls her lifelong search for her father’s love and explores how she came to terms with its effects on her life.< Less
Blush: The Unbelievably Absurd Diary of a Gay Beauty Junkie By Harvey Helms
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blush: the unbelievably absurd diary of a gay beauty junkie is a memoir based "traumedy" taken from the pages of Harvey Helms' diary, about a young gay man who accidentally ends up as one... More > of the very first MALE beauty advisors selling behind a department store cosmetic counter in the south. Throw in She-Dragons, Man Drama, Lipstick, Tammy Faye Baker, Senator Jesse Helms, plus more than a large dose of gay man craziness and mix! You'll have one of the most twisted Mint Juleps you've ever tasted! Through a humorous lens blush examines almost deadly bullying, and the not so pretty side of the cosmetic industry. Men behind cosmetic counters are seen as the norm today. When Harvey started it was more like he was part of a freak show that is vividly conveyed in the first chapter "I'm the Revlon Girl." The book also gives an in-depth look at growing up gay in an intolerant world and being authentically yourself against all odds.< Less
The Julia Roberts Handbook - Everything you need to know about Julia Roberts By Ellen Woolsey
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Julia Roberts Fan this is your ultimate resource for the talented Julia Roberts. Here you'll find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive... More > references and links to get you to know all there is to know about her Early life, Career, Personal life, and Filmography right away: Blood Red, Mystic Pizza, Satisfaction (film), Steel Magnolias, Flatliners, Pretty Woman, Hook (film), Dying Young, Sleeping with the Enemy (1991 film), The Player, The Pelican Brief (film), Prêt-à-Porter (film), I Love Trouble, Something to Talk About (film), Everyone Says I Love You, Michael Collins (film), Mary Reilly (film), Conspiracy Theory (film), My Best Friend's Wedding, Stepmom (film), Runaway Bride (1999), Notting Hill (film), Erin Brockovich (film), Ocean's Eleven (2001 film), and much more< Less
The Life of a Teenage Girl By Meshell Bostwick-Little
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In this book is my story and my personal diaries that I kept. I have always been one to say how I felt at the time, so there are things I wrote when I was mad that I might not have written otherwise... More > and the diaries get quite personal. I’m pretty sure my teenage years are an accurate reflection of many other teenage girls and it’s interesting to see how it felt then and how growing up has changed things. It’s easy to reflect and see that nothing is ever as bad as it seems and to give it a few days and one doesn't feel the same way, usually. I believe the teenage years are the hardest part of life for a girl and sadly it is also the time when we think we’re adults and know everything. A lot of things happened in my teen years, mostly having to do with boyfriends, family and friends and I too quickly got married (at sixteen years old) and had to grow up while being married to an older man. This made the teen years even tougher because I was forced to be grown up and confused about life at the same time.< Less
A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF CIRCUS FOUNDER Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. ---- By JOEL BENTON
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A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. ---- COMPRISING HIS BOYHOOD, YOUTH, ... By JOEL BENTON. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. IN THE BEGINNING. Family and Birth--School... More > Life--His First Visit to New York City--A Landed Proprietor--The Ethics of Trade--Farm Work and Keeping Store--Meeting-house and Sunday-school--"The One Thing Needful." CHAPTER II. EARLY YEARS AT BETHEL. Death of his Grandmother and Father--Left Penniless and Bare-footed--Work in a Store--His First Love--Trying to buy Russia--Uncle Bibbin's Duel CHAPTER III. BUSINESS LIFE Removal to Brooklyn--Smallpox--Goes Home to Recover His Health--Renewed Acquaintance with the Pretty Tailoress--First Independent Business Venture--Residence in New York--Return to Bethel--Anecdotes< Less
Thumbs Out By Jim Poole
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Jim Poole grew up long ago on a mink farm in the small town of Sudbury, Massachusetts. During the Depression Jim went to school, watered mink and explored and enjoyed life pretty much on his own... More > terms—a time when parents were busy and neighborhood children played outside on their own. During WWII Jim took on more adult responsi­bilities as a young farmhand, help­ing his father and older sister feed and water mink on a neighbor’s mink ranch. Jim’s colorful "Thumbs Out" reminiscences begin well be­fore he headed off to first grade and play out through years in Sudbury schools, college at UVM in Vermont and U.S. Army service in Fort Rucker, Alabama. These stories, in­ter­spersed with 44 snapshots and other illus­trations, come to a close after Jim’s Army stint when he returned to the mink farm with his lovely pregnant wife and a protective dachshund puppy to welcome Dirk Daniel, their firstborn, into their lives almost before they had unpacked.< Less
Manhunt!! By Ross Olney
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“They will catch you sooner or later,” could be the theme of this book on famous manhunts, except for teen ager Joey Spears, in the Foreword, who was buried as an “unknown. Some are... More > memorable, some have been forgotten, but in each one a desperate fugitive is trying to run, and generally failing. From famous killers like John Wilkes Booth, who murdered President Abraham Lincoln, to criminal John Dillinger, the “Robin Hood crook” according to the newspapers of the day, who killed many others. This book includes one of the worst of all, Theodore "Ted" Bundy, who killed and then used the bodies of many pretty young women. Some are now on death rows in prisons, where they belong, and some are in prison awaiting the next meeting in court. And some, like Michael Goodwin, who was convicted of arranging the murders of speed king Mickey Thompson and his lovely wife Trudy, swear they are innocent and are only waiting for a court to free them. Each story is different, but every one is gripping.< Less

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