Freedom
Score: 4.5
From 89 Ratings

Freedom


  • Author: Jaycee Dugard
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 37546099 Bytes


In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own....

Yes, I Can Say That

Yes, I Can Say That


  • Author: Judy Gold
  • Release Date : 2020-07-28
  • Genre: Humor
  • File Size: 1981540 Bytes


"No one makes me laugh harder than Judy Gold. If I had to pick one comedian to write a book about free speech, it would be Judy." – Amy SchumerFrom award-winning comedian Judy Gold, a concise, funny, and thoughtful polemic on the current assault on comedy, that explores how it is undermining free speech and a fundamental attack against the integrity of the art.From Mae West and Lenny Bruce to Richard Pryor and Howard Stern to Kathy Griffith and Kevin Hart, comedians have long been under fire for using provocative, often taboo subjects to challenge mores and get a laugh. But in the age of social media, comedians are at greater risk of being silenced, enduring shaming, threats, and damaged careers because of angry, censorious electronic mobs. Bu...

Freedom
Score: 3.5
From 40 Ratings

Freedom


  • Author : Jaycee Dugard
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-07-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501147630


Freedom Book Description :

In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own. When Jaycee Dugard was eleven years old, she was abducted from a school bus stop within sight of her home in South Lake Tahoe, California. She was missing for more than eighteen years, held captive by Philip and Nancy Garrido, and gave birth to two daughters during her imprisonment. In A Stolen Life Jaycee told the story of her life from her abduction in 1991 through her reappearance in 2009. Freedom: My Book of Firsts is about everything that happened next. “How do you rebuild a life?” Jaycee asks. In these ...

Freedom
Score: 3.5
From 38 Ratings

Freedom


  • Author : Jaycee Dugard
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1471158527


Freedom Book Description :

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A Stolen Life
Score: 4
From 317 Ratings

A Stolen Life


  • Author : Jaycee Dugard
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451629200


A Stolen Life Book Description :

In the summer of 1991 I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother who loved me. I was just like you. Until the day my life was stolen. For eighteen years I was a prisoner. I was an object for someone to use and abuse. For eighteen years I was not allowed to speak my own name. I became a mother and was forced to be a sister. For eighteen years I survived an impossible situation. On August 26, 2009, I took my name back. My name is Jaycee Lee Dugard. I don’t think of myself as a victim. I survived. A Stolen Life is my story—in my own words, in my own way, exactly as I remember it. --- The pine cone is a symbol that represents the seed of a new beginning for me. To help facilitate new beginnings, with the support of animal-ass...

Freedom Facts and Firsts
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Freedom Facts and Firsts


  • Author : Jessie Carney Smith
  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781578592609


Freedom Facts and Firsts Book Description :

Spanning nearly 400 years from the early abolitionists to the present, this guide book profiles more than 400 people, places, and events that have shaped the history of the black struggle for freedom. Coverage includes information on such mainstay figures as Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Rosa Parks, but also delves into how lesser known figures contributed to and shaped the history of civil rights. Learn how the Housewives' League of Detroit started a nationwide movement to support black businesses, helping many to survive the depression; or discover what effect sports journalist Samuel Harold Lacy had on Jackie Robinson's historic entrance into the major leagues. This comprehensive resource chronicles the breadth and passion of an entire pe...

The Book of Awesome Women
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Book of Awesome Women


  • Author : Becca Anderson
  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-07-25
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633535848


The Book of Awesome Women Book Description :

#1 New Release on Amazon Super women ─ who are some of the most awesome women in history? Sheroes: Women hold up half the sky and, most days, do even more of the heavy lifting including childbearing and child-rearing. All after a long day at the office. Women have always been strong, true heroes ─ sheroes, oftentimes unacknowledged. As we shake off the last traces of a major patriarchal hangover, women are coming into their own. In the 21st Century, all women can fully embrace their fiery fempower and celebrate their no-holds-barred individuality. It is time to acknowledge the successful women of the world. Super women as female role models: From the foremothers who blazed trails and broke barriers, to today's women warriors from sports, science,...

After Life

After Life


  • Author : Alice Marie Johnson
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062936110


After Life Book Description :

Foreword by Kim Kardashian West The true-life story of the woman whose life sentence for non-violent drug trafficking was commuted by President Donald Trump thanks to the efforts of Kim Kardashian West—an inspiring memoir of faith, hope, mercy, and gratitude. How do you hold on to hope after more than twenty years of imprisonment? For Alice Marie Johnson the answer lies with God. For years, Alice lived a normal life without a criminal record—she was a manager at FedEx, a wife, and a mother. But after an emotionally and financially tumultuous period in her life left her with few options, she turned to crime as a way to pay off her mounting debts. Convicted in 1996 for her nonviolent involvement in a Memphis cocaine trafficking organization, Alice ...

Summary of Freedom

Summary of Freedom


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Instaread
  • Release Date : 2016-08-23
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683784616


Summary of Freedom Book Description :

Summary of Freedom by Jaycee Dugard | Includes Analysis Preview: Freedom (2016) is the sequel to the memoir A Stolen Life (2011) by Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped in 1991 at age 11 and held captive in a hidden backyard compound in California for 18 years. In Freedom, she narrates her reintegration into mainstream society. Jaycee emphasizes that she is not Elizabeth Smart or one of the women held captive by Ariel Castro in Cleveland. She is Jaycee Dugard, and her story is her own. When 11-year-old Jaycee was walking to the school bus stop in her South Lake Tahoe community, a car approached her. A man, Phillip Garrido, reached out, zapped her with a stun gun, and dragged her into his car. Then he and his wife, Nancy, took Jaycee to their home in Anti...

Room
Score: 4
From 579 Ratings

Room


  • Author : Emma Donoghue
  • Publisher : Oberon Books
  • Release Date : 2017-05-07
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781786821775


Room Book Description :

‘I wait for his boots to drop. They fall on Floor, one thump, two thumps, that’s how I know he’s going to get into Bed with Ma now and make it squeak. I count the squeaks because I’m excellent at numbers. I have to count, I can’t lose count, if I lose count I don’t know what. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10...’ Kidnapped as a teenage girl, Ma has been locked inside a purpose built room in her captor’s garden for seven years. Her five-year-old son, Jack, has no concept of the world outside and happily exists inside Room with the help of Ma’s games and his vivid imagination where objects like Rug, Lamp and TV are his only friends. But for Ma the time has come to escape and face their biggest challenge to date: the world outside Room....

Life After Darkness
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Life After Darkness


  • Author : Michelle Knight
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-05-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443454902


Life After Darkness Book Description :

From Michelle Knight--Cleveland kidnapping survivor and #1 NYT bestselling author of Finding Me--comes an inspirational book about healing and resilience. Michelle Knight--now known as Lily Rose Lee--captured the world's attention in May 2013, when she and two fellow kidnapping victims were found and freed after being held for more than a decade by notorious Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro. But many people are still asking: What happened after her escape? How do you re-enter society after years of abuse and isolation? How do you get past the trauma and live a happy and joy filled life? How do you learn to trust again? In Life After Darkness, published on the fifth anniversary of her liberation, Lily describes how she managed to heal the wounds to he...

Where There s Hope
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Where There s Hope


  • Author : Elizabeth A. Smart
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-27
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250115546


Where There s Hope Book Description :

Elizabeth Smart follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller (October 2013), My Story—about being held in captivity as a teenager, and how she managed to survive—with a powerful and inspiring book about what it takes to overcome trauma, find the strength to move on, and reclaim one’s life. Author. Activist. Victim—no more. In her fearless memoir, My Story—the basis of the Lifetime Original movie I Am Elizabeth Smart—Elizabeth detailed, for the first time, the horror behind the headlines of her abduction by religious fanatic Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. Since then, she’s married, become a mother, and travelled the world as the president of the Elizabeth Smart Foundation, sharing her story with the intent of helping oth...