Stories I Tell Myself

Stories I Tell Myself
Publisher Knopf
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Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 274
ISBN 9780307265357
Rating 4/5 from 2 reviews
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"An intimate, close-up portrait of Hunter S. Thompson, fearless outlaw journalist, "avenging proxy for the American polity," whose manic first-person articles and exposâes so interwoven with the getting of the story, gave rise to gonzo journalism (gonzagas-"fooled you"; bizarre). A portrait of the man: writer, brother, husband, manic searching soul who grew up with the times he inhabited, and in part created; a portrait most of all of the father: the alcoholic, drug fueled, charismatic, irresponsible, idealistic, sensitive man, by the son who lived through it all and thrived to tell the dangerous, complex, loving tale"--

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Stories I Tell Myself
  • Author : Juan F. Thompson
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2016

"An intimate, close-up portrait of Hunter S. Thompson, fearless outlaw journalist, "avenging proxy for the American polity," whose manic first-person articles and exposâes so interwoven with the getting of the story, gave rise to gonzo journalism (gonzagas-"fooled you"; bizarre). A portrait of the man: writer, brother, husband, manic

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The Story I Tell Myself
  • Author : Peter Ash
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-04-23

You know you who are, right? Of course you do, you're you! But what if who you think you are is actually holding you back, closing off exciting opportunities that are right in front of you, and preventing you from achieving your best potential? This book explores the concept of

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I Know What I m Doing    and Other Lies I Tell Myself
  • Author : Jen Kirkman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-04-25

"Jen offers up all the gory details of a life permanently in progress. She reassures you that it's okay to not have life completely figured out, even when you reach middle age (and find your first gray pubic hair). She talks about making unusual or unpopular life decisions (such as

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The Story I Tell Myself about Myself
  • Author : Sarah Layden
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-08-30

Sarah Layden's The Story I Tell Myself About Myself, winner of the inaugural Sonder Press Chapbook Competition, is an intimate, deftly crafted collection. The fictions housed here, while brief, are delicate and deliberate, each capturing at once the vast, fleeting fragility of our existence and the singular, profound experience of

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The Story I Tell Myself
  • Author : Hazel E. Barnes
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2008-04-15

Best known as the writer who introduced French existentialism to English-speaking readers through her translation of Sartre's Being and Nothingness, Hazel E. Barnes has written an autobiography that is both the success story of a professional woman as well as a profoundly moving reflection on growing older. Transcending the personal

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What I Tell Myself FIRST  Children s Real World Affirmations of Self Esteem
  • Author : Michael A. Brown
  • Publisher : What I Tell Myself
  • Release Date : 2019-11-18

A lot of adults have dark roads. Started from when they were young. The hug they didn't get. The pain they didn't learn to manage because mom and/or dad patched mostly all of their wounds and fought mostly all their battles. Travelling through life, hearing "You're fat." "You're slow."

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Lies We Tell Ourselves
  • Author : Robin Talley
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2016-01-26

In 1959 Virginia, Sarah, a black student who is one of the first to attend a newly integrated school, forces Linda, a white integration opponent's daughter, to confront harsh truths when they work together on a school project.

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Rising Strong
  • Author : Brené Brown
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017

"The physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. The author ... tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending"--

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My Bangs Look Good and Other Lies I Tell Myself
  • Author : Susanna Foth Aughtmon
  • Publisher : Revell
  • Release Date : 2010-03-01

This witty book is perfect for any woman who has ever felt undervalued, overlooked, or not good enough for God's love. Includes questions for group or individual study.

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If I Knew Then
  • Author : Jann Arden
  • Publisher : Random House Canada
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27

NATIONAL BESTSELLER Jann Arden--bestselling author, recording artist and late-blooming TV star--is back with this funny, heartfelt and fierce memoir on becoming a woman of a certain age. The power, gravity and freedom she's found at fifty-seven are superpowers she believes all of us can unleash. Digging deep into her strengths,

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More Myself
  • Author : Alicia Keys
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31

An intimate, revealing look at one artist’s journey from self-censorship to full expression As one of the most celebrated musicians in the world, Alicia Keys has enraptured the globe with her heartfelt lyrics, extraordinary vocal range, and soul-stirring piano compositions. Yet away from the spotlight, Alicia has grappled with

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I Like Myself
  • Author : Karen Beaumont
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2004

In rhyming text, a little girl expresses confidence and joy in her uniqueness, no matter her outward appearance.

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I m Happy and Other Lies I Tell Myself
  • Author : Trish Anderson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-02-25

What happens when a woman who hates the spotlight meets a man who lives for it?Thirty-three-year-old Georgia isn't interested in dating and she certainly isn't interested in celebrities. So when she meets a famous and forever-single singer--Joe--she discovers the one thing she hates more than notoriety: him.But after

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Freak Kingdom
  • Author : Timothy Denevi
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2018-10-30

The story of Hunter S. Thompson's crusade against Richard Nixon and the threat of fascism in America--and the devastating price he paid for it Hunter S. Thompson is often misremembered as a wise-cracking, drug-addled cartoon character. This book reclaims him for what he truly was: a fearless opponent of corruption

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I ll Do it Myself
  • Author : Jirina Marton
  • Publisher : Willowdale, Ont. : Annick Press
  • Release Date : 1989

One day Michelle decides she wants to brush her own hair, and each time she brushes it, her hair looks a little bit better.

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