Please Take Me Off the Guest List

Please Take Me Off the Guest List


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  • Publisher : Akashic Books
  • Release Date : 2010-08-24
  • Genre: Art
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781617750779


Please Take Me Off the Guest List Book Description :

"For those who've never had the opportunity to party like a rock star and felt like they were missing out, Please Take Me Off the Guest List' may very well smooth over those regrets." --The New York Times T Magazine, Men's Fashion issue "It's a gorgeous book, but there's more to it than that. Wakefield is a designer; she juxtaposed Zinner's photos with Lipez's stories of life in the rock and roll gutter in a really unique way. There is literally no way you could make this book into a satisfying e-book. It's a beautiful artifact." --The Stranger In this outstanding collaboration, Nick Zinner's photographs evoke the world he travels with his band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, while Zachary Lipez's essays recount his adventures as a bartender, drug abuser, books...

131 Different Things

131 Different Things


  • Author : Zachary Lipez
  • Publisher : Akashic Books
  • Release Date : 2018-11-13
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781617756962


131 Different Things Book Description :

“Framed by Zinner’s sly photograpy . . . A boozy, grungy, alt-rock fable” from the collaborators of Please Take Me Off the Guest List (Kirkus Reviews). When Sam, a bartender in New York, hears that his ex, Vicki, his one true love, has quit AA and is out drinking again, he embarks on a quest to find her. Sam and his sidekick Francis trek from dive bars to gay bars to rocker bars—encountering skinheads, party promoters, underage drug dealers, and dominatrixes—but they are always one step behind Vicki. It begins to seem like 131 different things are keeping the lovers apart. Before the night is over, Sam will have to wrestle with what he is really looking for. Nick Zinner—who plays guitar in the three-time Grammy-nominated band Yeah Yeah Ye...

The Truth Is The Light

The Truth Is The Light


  • Author : Vanessa Davis Griggs
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2012-11-01
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780758293237


The Truth Is The Light Book Description :

I absolutely love Vanessa's unique writing style. She is one of a kind. --Mary Monroe, New York Times bestselling author "Full of crazy church politics and a huge cast, Griggs keeps this on-going story alive by addressing the challenges of living by Biblical rules with homespun humor." --Publishers Weekly As the son of a well-known minister, Clarence Walker knows his decision to leave his father's flock and join Pastor George Landris's mega-church ministry is controversial. But little does he suspect it will ignite a firestorm of revelations that will shake the heart of the congregation--and his very own family. . . From a long-buried secret that will bring the paternity of not one, but two women, to light, to a parishioner whose long awaited love ma...

Draft Animals
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Draft Animals


  • Author : Phil Gaimon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781524705008


Draft Animals Book Description :

From the author of the cult favorite Pro Cycling on $10 a Day and Ask a Pro, the story of one man’s quest to realize his childhood dream, and what happened when he actually did it. Like countless other kids, Phil Gaimon grew up dreaming of being a professional athlete. But unlike countless other kids, he actually pulled it off. After years of amateur races, hard training, living out of a suitcase, and never taking “no” for an answer, he finally achieved his goal and signed a contract to race professionally on one of the best teams in the world. Now, Gaimon pulls back the curtain on the WorldTour, cycling’s highest level. He takes readers along for his seasons in Europe, covering everything from rabid, water-bottle-stealing Belgian fans, to co...

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting Things Done

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting Things Done


  • Author : Jeffrey P. Davidson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1592574211


The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting Things Done Book Description :

Companies today are under increasing pressure to deliver shareholder value by squeezing as much as possible from their limited available resources. As one of these resources, workers are being asked to do more for less, and all within the same work week, leaving many of them looking for new ways to become more productive with their time. The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting Things Doneanswers the call by giving readers the tools they need to increase their efficiency and effectiveness in the workplace. From putting out fires to attacking long-term goals, and everything in between, readers are exposed to the fundamental principles of personal productivity....

XOXY

XOXY


  • Author : Kimberly M. Zieselman
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-03-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781784509903


XOXY Book Description :

Meet Kimberly, a regular suburban housewife and mother, whose discovery later in life that she was born intersex fuelled her to become an international human rights defender and globally-recognised activist. Charting her intersex discovery and her journey to self-acceptance, this book movingly portrays how being intersex impacted Kimberly's personal and family life, as well as her career. From uncovering a secret that was intentionally kept from her, to coming out to her family and friends and fighting for intersex rights, her candid and empowering story helps breakdown barriers and misconceptions of intersex people and brings to light the trauma and harmful impact medical intervention continues to have on the intersex community. Written from a non-q...

Please Take Care of Willie

Please Take Care of Willie


  • Author : Tracy Sinclair
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2011-07-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459273498


Please Take Care of Willie Book Description :

Cupid's Little Helpers UNEXPECTED GUARDIAN… Alexandra Reynolds thought Willie was the most adorable male to come into her agency in years. And when the towheaded tyke's mother suddenly disappeared, Alex found herself his unexpected guardian. But then Chase Mainwaring showed up to claim his long-lost nephew and barged right into Alex's life. The ruggedly handsome man had the most amazing eyes—and more charm than was legal. Alex wasn't sure if Chase was Prince Charming or the devil in disguise! But Willie liked him, and soon the little matchmaker had Alex convinced she had lost her heart…and Chase had found it! CUPID'S LITTLE HELPERS… These matchmaking kids come with a happily-ever-after guarantee....

Teresa s Journey

Teresa s Journey


  • Author : Jo Harper
  • Publisher : Texas Tech University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 089672591X


Teresa s Journey Book Description :

When widowed, nineteen-year-old Teresa and her infant son leave their Mexican Aztec village, they find many perils along their journey and confront challenges once they join her brother and cousin in Texas. Includes related explanatory notes....

The Jodi Picoult Collection  3

The Jodi Picoult Collection 3


  • Author : Jodi Picoult
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-10-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476703886


The Jodi Picoult Collection 3 Book Description :

Vanishing Acts Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her widowed father, Andrew, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fiancé, and her own search-and-rescue bloodhound, which she uses to find missing persons. But as Delia plans her wedding, she is plagued by flashbacks of a life she can't recall. And then a policeman knocks on her door, revealing a secret that changes the world as she knows it. The Tenth Circle Fourteen-year-old Trixie Stone is in love for the first time. She's also the light of her father, Daniel's life—a straight-A student; a pretty, popular freshman in high school; a girl who's always seen her father as a hero. That is, until her world is turned upside down with a single act of violence. Sudd...