There Goes My Social Life

There Goes My Social Life
Author: Stacey Dash
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2016-06-06
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781621574316

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Stacey Dash didn't have the ideal American childhood. Growing up in the South Bronx, her friends were the hustlers, hookers, and gang members who struggled in the face of futility, who sold drugs instead of living on food stamps, who settled matters with fists, knives, and guns because it seemed their only option, who stood tall against broken dreams. Dash's rough upbringing shaped the rest of her life—her relationships, her politics, even her faith. She has seen how conservative and liberal policies play out in the real world, and her experiences have made her the proud conservative she is today. That's why Stacey Dash, a Fox News contributor and Hollywood actress best known for starring in the 1995 classic Clueless, is now telling her story. Amidst all the heated racial rhetoric and the divisive language that flows from T.V., the Internet, self-appointed black spokespeople, and even President Obama, Dash feels compelled to speak out and say something true about race, politics, and America.

There Goes Gravity

There Goes Gravity
Author: Lisa Robinson
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2014-04-22
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781101632086

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From a legendary music journalist with four decades of unprecedented access, an insider's behind-the-scenes look at the major personalities of rock and roll. Lisa Robinson has interviewed the biggest names in music--including Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Patti Smith, U2, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Jay Z and Kanye West. She visited the teenage Michael Jackson many times at his Encino home. She spent hours talking to John Lennon at his Dakota apartment--and in recording studios just weeks before his murder. She introduced David Bowie to Lou Reed at a private dinner in a Manhattan restaurant, helped the Clash and Elvis Costello get their record deals, was with the Rolling Stones on their jet during a frightening storm, and was mid-flight with Led Zeppelin when their tour manager pulled out a gun. A pioneering female journalist in an exclusive boys' club, Lisa Robinson is a preeminent authority on the personalities and influences that have shaped the music world; she has been recognized as rock jounralism's ultimate insider. A keenly observed and lovingly recounted look back on years spent with countless musicians backstage, after hours and on the road, There Goes Gravity documents a lifetime of riveting stories, told together here for the first time.

There Goes My Everything

There Goes My Everything
Author: Jason Sokol
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2008-12-10
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780307491817

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During the civil rights movement, epic battles for justice were fought in the streets, at lunch counters, and in the classrooms of the American South. Just as many battles were waged, however, in the hearts and minds of ordinary white southerners whose world became unrecognizable to them. Jason Sokol’s vivid and unprecedented account of white southerners’ attitudes and actions, related in their own words, reveals in a new light the contradictory mixture of stubborn resistance and pragmatic acceptance–as well as the startling and unexpected personal transformations–with which they greeted the enforcement of legal equality.

The Social Life of Books

The Social Life of Books
Author: Abigail Williams
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2017-06-27
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9780300228106

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“A lively survey…her research and insights make us conscious of how we, today, use books.”—John Sutherland, The New York Times Book Review Two centuries before the advent of radio, television, and motion pictures, books were a cherished form of popular entertainment and an integral component of domestic social life. In this fascinating and vivid history, Abigail Williams explores the ways in which shared reading shaped the lives and literary culture of the eighteenth century, offering new perspectives on how books have been used by their readers, and the part they have played in middle-class homes and families. Drawing on marginalia, letters and diaries, library catalogues, elocution manuals, subscription lists, and more, Williams offers fresh and fascinating insights into reading, performance, and the history of middle-class home life. “Williams’s charming pageant of anecdotes…conjures a world strikingly different from our own but surprisingly similar in many ways, a time when reading was on the rise and whole worlds sprang up around it.”—TheWashington Post

My Life from Air bras to Zits

My Life from Air bras to Zits
Author: Barbara Haworth-Attard
Publsiher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Total Pages: 273
Release: 2009-02-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780738714837

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Desperate to be popular, fourteen-year-old Teresa shares her uncertainties with her old Ken and Barbie dolls as she learns that her mother is pregnant, her grandfather has Alzheimers, and having a boyfriend does not automatically solve all her problems. Original.

Road to Forever A Love of My Own

Road to Forever   A Love of My Own
Author: Sherelle Green,Sheryl Lister
Publsiher: Harlequin
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2019-05-07
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781488034374

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ROAD TO FOREVER Happily single boudoir photographer Aaliyah Bai can’t believe she’s on a trip from Miami to California wine country with the most uptight man she’s ever met. Until all-business VP Bryant Burrstone reveals his sensual side. Soon they’re sharing more than merlot and breathtaking scenery. Now Aaliyah faces a life-changing decision, and Bryant’s future in his family wine company is on the line. Will they ever arrive at a final destination called love? A LOVE OF MY OWN Poised to take over his family’s Sacramento construction business, Lorenzo Hunter doesn’t do casual flings. Until he meets the Chicago-born owner of Scentillating Touch. Desiree Scott offers a world of pampering, and Lorenzo is tempted to indulge. Horse-drawn carriage rides lead to passion-filled nights that raise the bar for them both. Can Lorenzo and Desiree battle personal and professional threats and claim a love that’s theirs alone?


Author: Carol Marinelli
Publsiher: Harlequin
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2016-06-13
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781460357927

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The doctor and the single mom When Shelly Weaver returns to the children's ward for her first night shift as a single mom, she discovers it's also Dr. Ross Bodey's first night back. He's been working in the Outback, but on discovering Shelly's newly single status he's returned—for her! Shelly didn't know Ross was in love with her—until now. And suddenly Ross is asking her to change her life forever. But Shelly has her son to consider, although he is falling in love with Ross as quickly as Shelly is….

Tales From the Pastorium

Tales From the Pastorium
Author: Arthur W. Wellborn Jr.
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2019-03-21
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9780359130207

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This volume is a collection of anecdotes from a PK (Preacher's Kid).