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Confessions Of A Forty Something F K Up

Author : Alexandra Potter
ISBN : 9781529022810
Genre : Fiction
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The funniest WTF AM I DOING?! novel of the year ‘It made me laugh, cry, cheer – I loved it!’ – Hermione Norris, star of TV’s Cold Feet. Nell Stevens’ life is a mess. When her business goes bust and her fiancé with it, Nell’s happy ever after in California falls apart and she moves back to London to start over. But a lot has changed since she’s been gone. All her single friends are now married with children, sky-high rents force her to rent a room in a stranger’s house and in a world of perfect Instagram lives, she feels like a f**k up. Even worse, a forty-something f**k up. But when she lands a job writing obituaries, Nell meets the fabulous Cricket, an eighty-something widow with challenges of her own, and they strike up an unlikely friendship. Together they begin to help each other heal their aching hearts, cope with the loss of the lives they had planned, and push each other into new adventures and unexpected joys. Because Nell is determined. Next year things are going to be very different. It’s time to turn her life around. An international bestseller, this is a book for anyone who’s ever worried life isn’t going to plan, Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up will make you laugh and it might even make you cry. But most importantly, it will remind you that you’re not alone, because we’re all in this together. **** Why readers LOVE Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up: 'Just brilliant' 'I don't think there's a woman alive who couldn't associate themselves with this book' 'Entirely relatable and guaranteed to be a hit' 'If you've ever asked yourself "where has the time gone and why does everyone else have it together but me?!", then you'll love this book' 'A fun warm read with a lot of humour'
Category: Fiction

Confessions Of A Cineplex Heckler

Author : Joe Queenan
ISBN : UVA:X004405566
Genre : Humor
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Applying his razorsharp wit to the world of film, America's "cynic Laureate" takes on the starts, directors, and producers who take themselves very seriously, and the audiences who are often duped and reeled in by their product. Original.
Category: Humor

Confessions Of An Innocent Man

Author : David R. Dow
ISBN : 9781524743901
Genre : Fiction
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“Every person wrongfully convicted of a crime at some point dreams of getting revenge against the system. In Confessions of an Innocent Man, the dream comes true and in a spectacular way.”—John Grisham, New York Times bestselling author of The Reckoning A thrillingly suspenseful debut novel and a fierce howl of rage that questions the true meaning of justice. Rafael Zhettah relishes the simplicity and freedom of his life. He is the owner and head chef of a promising Houston restaurant, a pilot with open access to the boundless Texas horizon, and a bachelor, content with having few personal or material attachments that ground him. Then, lightning strikes. When he finds Tieresse—billionaire, philanthropist, sophisticate, bombshell—sitting at one of his tables, he also finds his soul mate and his life starts again. And just as fast, when she is brutally murdered in their home, when he is convicted of the crime, when he is sentenced to die, it is all ripped away. But for Rafael Zhettah, death row is not the end. It is only the beginning. Now, with his recaptured freedom, he will stop at nothing to deliver justice to those who stole everything from him. This is a heart-stoppingly suspenseful, devastating, page-turning debut novel. A thriller with a relentless grip that wants you to read it in one sitting. David R. Dow has dedicated his life to the fight against capital punishment—to righting the horrific injustices of the death penalty regime in Texas. He delivers the perfect modern parable for exploring our complex, uneasy relationships with punishment and reparation in a terribly unjust world.
Category: Fiction

The Confessions Of Frances Godwin

Author : Robert Hellenga
ISBN : 9781620405512
Genre : Fiction
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The Confessions of Frances Godwin is the fictional memoir of a retired high school Latin teacher looking back on a life of trying to do her best amidst transgressions-starting with her affair with Paul, whom she later marries. Now that Paul is dead and she's retired, Frances Godwin thinks her story is over-but of course the rest of her life is full of surprises, including the truly shocking turn of events that occurs when she takes matters into her own hands after her daughter Stella's husband grows increasingly abusive. And though she is not a particularly pious person, in the aftermath of her actions, God begins speaking to her. Theirs is a deliciously antagonistic relationship that will compel both believers and nonbelievers alike. From a small town in the Midwest to the Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere in Rome, The Confessions of Frances Godwin touches on the great questions of human existence: Is there something “out there” that takes an interest in us? Or is the universe ultimately indifferent?
Category: Fiction


Author : Brian O'Dea
ISBN : 9781590513316
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the early 1980s, Brian O’Dea was operating a $100 million a year, 120-man drug smuggling business, and had developed a terrifying cocaine addiction. Under increasing threat from the DEA in 1986 for importing seventy-five tons of marijuana into the United States, he quit the trade–and the drugs–and began working with recovering addicts in Santa Barbara. Despite his life change, the authorities caught up with him years later and O’Dea was arrested, tried, and sentenced to ten years at Terminal Island Federal Penitentiary in Los Angeles Harbor. A born storyteller, O’Dea candidly recounts his incredible experiences from the streets of Bogotá with a false-bottomed suitcase lined with cocaine, to the engine compartment of an old DC-6 whose engines were failing over the Caribbean, to the cell blocks overcrowded with small-time dealers who had fallen victim to the justice system’s perverse bureaucracy of drug sentencing. Weaving together extracts from his prison diary with the vivid recounting of his outlaw years and the dawning recognition of those things in his life that were worth living for, High tells the remarkable story of a remarkable man in the late-1980s drug business and why he walked away.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

At Bully Hills

Author : Thaddeus Deluca
ISBN : 9781469110912
Genre : Fiction
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This book is dedicated to the legions of Alcoholics and Drug Addicts who still suffer; may they find enough courage to take the first step in changing their livesadmitting they have a problem. If in some small way this book helps someone suffering from the disease of addiction find peace, the mission of this book will be completed; then pass it along to another addict in the hope he or she might find peace.
Category: Fiction

Confessions Of A Raving Unconfined Nut

Author : Paul Krassner
ISBN : 9781593764920
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Uncensored, uncontained, and thoroughly demented, the memoirs of Paul Krassner are back in an updated and expanded edition. Paul Krassner, “father of the underground press” (People magazine), founder of the Realist, political radical, Yippie, and award-winning stand-up satirist, shares his stark raving adventures with the likes of Lenny Bruce, Abbie Hoffman, Norman Mailer, Ken Kesey, Groucho Marx, and Squeaky Fromme, revealing the patriarch of counterculture’s ultimate, intimate, uproarious life on the fringes of society. Whether he’s writing about his friendship with controversial comic Lenny Bruce, introducing Groucho Marx to LSD, his investigation of Scientology, or John Kennedy’s cadaver, no subject is too sacred to be skewered by Krassner. And yet his stories are soulful and philosophical, always authentic to his iconoclastic brand of personal journalism. As Art Spiegelman said, “Krassner is one of the best minds of his generational to be destroyed by madness, starving, hysterical, naked—but mainly hysterical. His true wacky, wackily true autobiography is the definitive book on the sixties.”
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Dirt

Author : Tommy Lee
ISBN : 9780062209818
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL MOVIE STARRING MACHINE GUN KELLY, DANIEL WEBBER, DOUGLAS BOOTH, AND IWAN RHEON, DIRECTED BY JEFF TREMAINE. Celebrate thirty years of the world's most notorious rock band with the deluxe collectors' edition of The Dirt—the outrageous, legendary, no-holds-barred autobiography of Mötley Crüe. Fans have gotten glimpses into the band's crazy world of backstage scandals, celebrity love affairs, rollercoaster drug addictions, and immortal music in Mötley Crüe books like Tommyland and The Heroin Diaries, but now the full spectrum of sin and success by Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, and Mick Mars is an open book in The Dirt. Even fans already familiar with earlier editions of the bestselling exposé will treasure this gorgeous deluxe edition. Joe Levy at Rolling Stone calls The Dirt "without a doubt . . . the most detailed account of the awesome pleasures and perils of rock & roll stardom I have ever read. It is completely compelling and utterly revolting."
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Waiter Rant

Author : Steve Dublanica
ISBN : 9780061801235
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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According to The Waiter, eighty percent of customers are nice people just looking for something to eat. The remaining twenty percent, however, are socially maladjusted psychopaths. Waiter Rant offers the server's unique point of view, replete with tales of customer stupidity, arrogant misbehavior, and unseen bits of human grace transpiring in the most unlikely places. Through outrageous stories, The Waiter reveals the secrets to getting good service, proper tipping etiquette, and how to keep him from spitting in your food. The Waiter also shares his ongoing struggle, at age thirty-eight, to figure out if he can finally leave the first job at which he's truly thrived.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Barbara Amiel
ISBN : UOM:39015030922952
Genre : Journalists
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The Coup Maker

Author : Caleb Havebond
ISBN : 9781469132402
Genre : Fiction
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Colonel James Carlton, a decorated veteran pilot of the United States Air Force in the Vietnam War, is haunted by a nightmarish event that occurred one, deep behind enemy lines in the ravaged jungles of Vietnam, perpetrated by men within Americas shadow Government. Victor Matine is a clandestine C.I.A covert operative, known as an untouchable; Victor carries out the Agencies various black bag operations around the world in his illustrious thirty eight year career. Colonel Carlton is an F-4 Phantom fighter pilot stationed out of the 433rd tactical fighting wing in Ubon Thailand, whilst on a routine bombing mission he is shot down and safely ejects into the jungle, leading him into a perilous situation below.
Category: Fiction

Held Accountable

Author : Ty Writen
ISBN : 9781491898437
Genre : Fiction
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"This work is about being held accountable for your actions, and the understanding that you will have to answer for them."
Category: Fiction

The Confessions Of Rick James

Author : Rick James
ISBN : NWU:35556037921137
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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To fans of sassy and savvy urban music, the name Rick James will forever be associated with the mainstream emergence of funk—that bottom-heavy blend of rock and soul that sparked a multiracial musical revolution in the 1970s and 1980s and has since influenced everything from rap to raves, punk to progressive rock. Along with the fame, the Grammy Award, and superstardom came drug abuse and even felony convictions, all of which are chronicled in this gripping, posthumous tell-all of the funk revolution.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Confessions Of A Gambler

Author : Rayda Jacobs
ISBN : UCSC:32106018005188
Genre : Fiction
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This is the story of a Muslim woman, Abeeda (Beeda), who leads a double life. On the one hand she is a pious mother of four sons, but under the veil she is a daring, independent-minded woman with a sexuality, and a liking for risky behavior, that she keeps secret from those closest to her. We follow her story in two different time frames. As a woman in her forties, dealing with the tragic death of her son from AIDS, Abeeda is drawn into the world of casino gambling and quickly develops a gambling addiction, in which she convulsively wins and loses large amounts of money. In a serious of flash backs we also trace her life as a woman in her twenties, from the time when her husband left her, through a torrid affair with her younger sister's fiance (and then husband) Imran. The episodes in the casino are intense - the compulsive attraction and the nightmare of gambling are made vivid to the reader. On the other hand, Abeeda's involvement in her community, and her genuine spiritual seeking, are also very clear. Weaving together these captivating main story lines are numerous subplots involving her family, religion, friends and her life in the community.
Category: Fiction

Confessions Of A Sugar Mummy

Author : Emma Tennant
ISBN : UOM:39015068801581
Genre : Humorous stories, English
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"Confessions of a Sugar Mummy" provides the answer to the most pressing questions for women who have reached A Certain Age: Am I past it? Am I invisible, and if so what can I do about it? And why is the pursuit of happiness an acceptable goal for all members of the human race except Old Bags?Money, as so often, turns out to be the solution. And when a sixty-something with frankly limited prospects, finds her London flat is worth a fortune, she jumps at the chance of entering the world of property with the glamorous younger Frenchman, Alain. Until, to her horror, she realises she can't turn back, until the final question is answered: Can Money Buy Me Love? "Confessions of a Sugar Mummy" provides laughs and a few tears - all the way to the Bank.
Category: Humorous stories, English

The Ohio Cultivator

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ISBN : UCAL:B3259531
Genre : Agriculture
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Category: Agriculture

Confessions Of A Male Nurse

Author : Richard S. Ferri
ISBN : IND:30000102053505
Genre : Fiction
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A dark comic novel about life, love, pain, nursing, and being gay, this book takes you on a rollercoaster ride through the on-and-off duty life of a gay male nurse in the early 1980s before AIDS became omnipresent. It tells how he wants to make a difference with his life by helping those in need.
Category: Fiction