Keywords: Biography & Autobiography

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street


Jordan Belfort

ISBN: 9780553904246
Year of publication: 2007

CONTENTS TITLE PAGE DEDICATION AUTHORS NOTE PROLOGUE A BABE IN THE WOODS BOOK I CHAPTER 1 A WOLF IN SHEEPS CLOTHING CHAPTER 2 THE DUCHESS OF BAY RIDGE CHAPTER 3 CANDID CAMERA CHAPTER 4 WASP HEAVEN CHAPTER 5 THE MOST POWERFUL DRUG CHAPTER 6 FREEZING REGULATORS CHAPTER 7 SWEATING THE SMALL STUFF CHAPTER 8 THE COBBLER CHAPTER 9 PLAUSIBLE DENIABILITY CHAPTER 10 THE DEPRAVED CHINAMAN BOOK II CHAPTER 11 THE LAND OF RATHOLES CHAPTER 12 DARK PREMONITIONS CHAPTER 13 MONEY LAUNDERING 101 CHAPTER 14 ...

Keywords: Biography & Autobiography Business Business & Economics Investments & Securities Personal Memoirs Stocks
Catching the Wolf of Wall Street: More Incredible True Stories of Fortunes, Schemes, Parties, and Prison

Catching the Wolf of Wall Street: More Incredible True Stories of Fortunes, Schemes, Parties, and Prison


Jordan Belfort

ISBN: 9780553906011
Year of publication: 2009

ALSO BY JORDAN BELFORT The Wolf of Wall Street To my love, Anne Koppe, for being such a good sport AUTHORS NOTE This book is a work of memoir it is a true story based on my best recollections of various events in my life. Where indicated, the names and identifying characteristics of certain people mentioned in the book have been changed in order to protect their privacy. In some instances, I rearranged andor compressed events and time periods in service of the narrative, and I re-created ...

Keywords: Biography & Autobiography Business Personal Memoirs True Crime White Collar Crime
The Cat Who Went Bananas

The Cat Who Went Bananas


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780786273218
Year of publication: 2005

THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS LILIAN JACKSON BRAUN, 2005 PROLOGUE Break a leg, Fran, honey Break a leg, Alden Break a leg, Derek, old boy It was opening night of the new play in Pickax City 400 miles north of everywhere, and the actors were receiving the traditional bonhomie from well-wishers. The theatre club was doing Oscar Wildes comedy of absurd upper-class manners: The Importance of Being Earnest. Fran Brodie, interior designer, was playing Gwendolen. The male lead was being done by Alden Wade, ...

Keywords: Animals Authors Biography & Autobiography Cat owners Cats Country life Detective Editors Fiction Fiction & related items Fiction - Mystery General General & Literary Fiction Jim (Fictitious cha Jim (Fictitious character) Journalists Juvenile Fiction Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Cat Sleuths Mystery & Detective - General Pets Police Procedural Publishers Qwilleran Siamese cat Suspense Women Sleuths Yum Yum (Fictitious character Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun)
The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247535
Year of publication: 2005

To John, for convincing me that everyone who is interesting has a past Acknowledgments Id like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. Im also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book to my brilliant and talented older sister, Lori, for coming around to it and to my younger sister, Maureen, whom I will always love. And to my father, Rex S. Walls, for dreaming all those big dreams. Very ...

Keywords: (¯`'•.¸//(*_*)\\¸.•'´¯) Adult Children of Substance Abusers Alcohol Abuse Autobiography Biography Biography & Autobiography Case studies Childhood Memoir Children of alcoholics Children of alcoholics - United States Children of alcoholics - West Virginia - Welch Dysfunctional families Editors Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities Family & Relationships Family Development Family Relationships General Homeless persons Homeless persons - Family relationships - New York (State) - New York Jeannette Journalists Literary Nonfiction - General Poor Poor - West Virginia - Welch Poverty Poverty & Homelessness Problem families Problem families - United States Problem families - West Virginia - Welch Publishers SELF-HELP Social Science United States Walls Welch West Virginia
Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family


Alex Haley

ISBN: 9781593154493
Year of publication: 2007

AlexHaley Roots: The Saga of an American Family Publishers Statement One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadnt been seen since the publication of Uncle Toms Cabin. The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people. It also won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. ...

Keywords: African American families African American Studies African Americans Alex Alex - Family Biography Biography & Autobiography Cultural Heritage Ethnic Studies Fiction General Haley Haley family Kinte family Romance Social Science
House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer's Journey Home

House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer's Journey Home


Mark Richard

ISBN: 9780385534062
Year of publication: 2011

to my father for my sons And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place and I knew it not. GENESIS 28 : 16 SAY YOU HAVE A SPECIAL CHILD, which in the South means one between Downs and dyslexic. Birth him with his father away on Army maneuvers along East Texas bayous. Give him his only visitor in the military hospital his fathers father, a sometime railroad man, sometime hired gun for Huey Long with a Louisiana Special Police badge. Take the infant to Manhattan, ...

Keywords: 20th Century Authors; American Authors; American - 20th Century Biography Biography & Autobiography General Literary Personal Memoirs Richard; Mark
James Bond: The Authorised Biography

James Bond: The Authorised Biography


John Pearson

ISBN: 9780099502920
Year of publication: 2008

John Pearson James Bond: The Authorised Biography John Pearson first met Ian Fleming back in 1954 when he was a young journalist, and Fleming, whose career as creator of Agent 007 had barely started, offered him a job as his assistant on the Sunday Times Atticus column. Pearson got to know Fleming well, and after his death in 1964, was commissioned to write what would become his highly successful Authorised Biography of Ian Fleming. While researching this book, Pearson was struck by the way the ...

Keywords: Biography & Autobiography General
The Cottage

The Cottage


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440236818
Year of publication: 2003

Public lives and private secrets collide at PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her enormous reading public.United Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS.The Chattanooga ...

Keywords: Biography & Autobiography Calif.) Contemporary Entertainment & Performing Arts Fiction General Hollywood (Los Angeles Love stories Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture industry Romance
Family album

Family album


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440124344
Year of publication: 1989

CRITICAL RAVES FOR DANIELLE STEELSTEEL IS ONE OF THE BEST.Los Angeles TimesTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE AS INCREDIBLE STORIES UNFOLD TO THE THRILL AND DELIGHT OF HER ENORMOUS READING PUBLIC.United Press InternationalA LITERARY PHENOMENON ambitious prolific and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsThere is a smooth reading style to her writings which makes it easy to forget the time and to keep flipping the pages.The ...

Keywords: Biography & Autobiography Calif.) Cinematography Contemporary Entertainment & Performing Arts Family Family life Fiction General Hollywood (Los Angeles Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture industry Romance Women motion picture producers and directors
Otherland

Otherland


Maria Tumarkin

ISBN: 9781741666793
Year of publication: 2010

Maria Tumarkin OTHERLAND A Journey with My Daughter PROLOGUE IT IS ON THE train from Russia to Ukraine that the moment I have been waiting for finally comes, and Billie refuses to use the toilet, point-blank. She will hold on, she says: she was not born a woman for nothing. The problem, I discover, is not the soggy brown rug thrown over a hole in the toilets floor, but something that inhabits a hole in the toilets wall something my daughter, with the full force of her adolescent pessimism, has ...

Keywords: Biography & Autobiography Family Personal Memoirs Special Interest Travel