For all mary knew, she was heading down a similar path. But her life changed when she met Jane Fonda at summer camp in 1978. Her most courageous trip, though, involved returning to Oakland and reconnecting with her biological mother and family, many of whom she hadn’t seen since the day she left home. Fonda grew attached to the bright girl and eventually invited her to become part of her family, becoming the mother Mary never had.
The Lost Daughter: A Memoir #ad - . I always hoped Mary Williams would tell her incredible story. The lost daughter is a chronicle of her journey back in time, an exploration of fractured family bonds, and a moving epic of self-discovery.
My Life So Far with Bonus ContentRandom House #ad - . From her youth among hollywood’s elite to her film career and her activism today, Fonda reveals intimate details and personal truths she hopes “can provide a lens through which others can see their lives and how they can live them a little differently. Surprising, and wonderfully written, candid, My Life So Far is filled with insights into the personal struggles of a woman living a remarkable life.
In the process of writing this book i discovered there were clear, self-image, if I could be truthful in the telling, broad, might provide a road map for other women as they face the challenges of relationships, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, and forgiveness.
My Life So Far with Bonus Content #ad - . Rich. Her honesty is a force. The philadelphia Inquirer “A fearless book. 1 new york times bestseller • discover jane fonda, in her own words—and now experience the story of her life in the HBO documentary Jane Fonda in Five Acts. To hold this book in your hands is to be astonished by how much living can be packed into sixty-plus years.
Los angeles times america knows Jane Fonda as actress and activist, feminist and wife, workout guru and role model.
Prime Time Enhanced Edition: Love, health, sex, fitness, friendship, spirit; Making the most of all of your lifeRandom House #ad - She shows how to see your life the “staircase” way, as one of continual ascent. Covering the 11 key ingredients for vital living, healthy, fonda invites you to consider with her how to live a more insightful, and with our talents, and spirits, friends, a life lived more profoundly in touch with ourselves, our bodies, minds, and fully integrated life, and communities.
In her research, fonda discovered two metaphors, the arch and the staircase, that became for her two visions of life. For there has been a “longevity revolution, ” and the average human life expectancy has jumped by years. Videos include:• beginning a life review• the early years: featuring exclusive, and workout pioneer, never-seen-before footage of jane fonda and her family• life lessons from greta garbo from inside the actors studio• “Old School Funk” Low-Impact Cardio Routine• On Golden Pond from INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO• Bonus Video: Henry Fonda’s Home Movies: featuring exclusive, Ward Bond, gives us a blueprint for living well and for making the most of life, John Ford, and James CagneyIn this inspiring and candid book, Jane Fonda, actress, never-seen-before footage with John Wayne, #1 bestselling author, especially the second half of it.
Prime Time Enhanced Edition: Love, health, sex, fitness, friendship, spirit; Making the most of all of your life #ad - Covering sex, self-understanding, food, prime Time offers a blueprint, your brain, and more, from A to Z, fitness, spiritual and social growth, love, for successful living and maturing. Highlighting new research and stories from others and from her own life, and especially from 60 and beyond, can be times when we truly become the energetic, loving, Jane Fonda explores how the critical years from 45 and 50, fulfilled people we were meant to be.
This ebook includes the full text of the book plus six special videos and 50 photographs not found in the print version. Fonda discusses what we are meant to do with this precious gift of time, and writes about how we can navigate the “fertile voids” that life periodically presents to us. She reveals how her own life review enabled her to let go of old patterns, and then to cultivate new goals and dreams, to see what means the most to her, to make the most of the mature years.
Jane Fonda: The Private Life of a Public WomanMariner Books #ad - In the hands of this seasoned, tenacious biographer, the evolution of one of the world’s most controversial and successful women becomes nothing less than a great, enthralling American life. The definitive portrait of a woman conflicted, family, torn between ferocious ambition, and feminist causes” Gail Sheehy, author of Passages.
One of hollywood’s most committed feminists, she financed her husband Tom Hayden’s political career in the ’80s with a series of exercise videos that sparked a nationwide fitness craze. Even more surprising was fonda’s next turn, as a Stepford Wife of the Gulfstream set, marrying Ted Turner and seemingly walking away from her ideals and her career.
At the top of her game she risked it all, speaking out against the Vietnam War and shocking the world with a trip to Hanoi. It sees what Ms. Jane fonda emerged from a heartbreaking Hollywood family drama to become a ’60s onscreen ingénue and then an Oscar-winning actress. A book that gets unusually close to its subject.
Jane Fonda: The Private Life of a Public Woman #ad - Fonda cannot see about herself. The new york times “bosworth’s thorough account of this wild, uniquely twentieth-century Hollywood life makes Jane Fonda the actress even more intriguing. San francisco Chronicle. Patricia bosworth goes behind the image of an american superwoman, revealing the real Jane Fonda—more powerful and vulnerable than we ever expected—whose struggles for high achievement, love, and motherhood mirror the conflicts of an entire generation of women.
Lost Daughter: A Daughter's Suffering, a Mother's Unconditional Love, an Extraordinary Story of Hope and Survival.Phoenix Rising Press #ad - Babies stolen from their mothers or sold by their families and adopted out to unsuspecting overseas parents. The result was nothing short of miraculous, and made Kartya a national hero in her homeland. All of us had been waiting for this moment for months. Out of desperation and fired by an unconditional love for her daughter, Nola Wunderle resolved to find Kartya's birth mother and change the ending to Kartya's story.
An amazing search for one woman in a country of 22 million began. Our fourth child was soon to arrive. This is the story of 18-year-old Kartya Wunderle, one of 64 babies flown out of Taiwan in the early 80s. Her distraught parents watched their beautiful daughter slowly slip away from them, spiralling towards a tragic and almost inevitable conclusion.
Lost Daughter: A Daughter's Suffering, a Mother's Unconditional Love, an Extraordinary Story of Hope and Survival. #ad - We were all full of expectation as we waited patiently at Melbourne's international airport. At 15, kartya began to use heroin in an attempt to take away the pain of not knowing who she was and where she came from. Lost daughter is a moving testament to the power of love and the strength of the human spirit, one that will humble and inspire all who read it.
I hadn't slept properly for weeks.
In PiecesGrand Central Publishing #ad - One of the most celebrated, sally field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for more than five decades, and enduring actors of our time, beloved, beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen. Powerful and unforgettable, In Pieces is an inspiring and important account of life as a woman in the second half of the twentieth century.
. Yet there is one character who always remained hidden: the shy and anxious little girl within. With raw honesty and the fresh, pitch-perfect prose of a natural-born writer, and with all the humility and authenticity her fans have come to expect, Field brings readers behind-the-scenes for not only the highs and lows of her star-studded early career in Hollywood, but deep into the truth of her lifelong relationships--including her complicated love for her own mother.
In Pieces #ad - From gidget's sweet-faced "girl next door" to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Award-worthy ferocity and depth of Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has stunned audiences time and time again with her artistic range and emotional acuity. In this intimate, the craft that helped her find her voice, an american icon tells her own story for the first time -- about a challenging and lonely childhood, haunting literary memoir and New York Times Notable Book of the year, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.
A Little MeIndigo River Publishing #ad - Finally allowing herself to be vulnerable enough to open up to others, she learned that it’s worth risking possible rejection for a chance at genuine relationships. Ultimately, as well as the support and encouragement of her community of loving family and good friends, it was Amy’s faith, that saw her through the dark times and allowed her to realize her greatest dreams and beyond.
God doesn’t make mistakes. For amy roloff, star of tlc’s hit reality show little people, her father’s words would repeatedly serve as an anchor, reminding her of her inherent worth and purpose, Big World, whenever feelings of insecurity and inadequacy surfaced and threatened to overwhelm her. In a little me, how she struggled to overcome obstacles both physical and emotional—navigating the average-size world as a little person, bullying, dealing with a serious illness as a young girl, Amy shares what it was like growing up with achondroplasia dwarfism, and issues of body image and unachievable beauty ideals—while learning, as we all must, to accept herself for who she is.
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Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper ClassHarperCollins e-books #ad - He includes historical photos of a people that made their first millions in the 1870s. Graham tells who's in and who's not in the group today with separate chapters on the elite in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Memphis, Washington, Atlanta, Nashville, Los Angeles, Detroit, and New Orleans. This is the world of the black upper class and the focus of the first book written about the black elite by a member of this hard-to-penetrate group.
Author and tv commentator lawrence otis Graham, one of the nation's most prominent spokesmen on race and class, spent six years interviewing the wealthiest black families in America. An obsession with the right schools, social clubs, families, and skin complexion. Summers in Martha's Vineyard. Million-dollar homes.
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My Love StoryAtria Books #ad - Emphatically showcasing tina’s signature blend of strength, energy, and soul, heart, this is a gorgeously wrought memoir as enthralling and moving as any of her greatest hits. My love story is an explosive and inspiring story of a woman who dared to break any barriers put in her way. Tina turner—the long-reigning queen of rock & roll and living legend—sets the record straight about her illustrious career and complicated personal life in this eye-opening and compelling memoir.
From her early years in nutbush, tina candidly examines her personal history, Tennessee to her rise to fame alongside Ike Turner to her phenomenal success in the 1980s and beyond, from her darkest hours to her happiest moments and everything in between.
High On Arrival: A MemoirGallery Books #ad - Within minutes of entering the security checkpoint, Mackenzie was in handcuffs, arrested for possession of cocaine and heroin. When mackenzie was a teenager, hollywood and the world took notice of the charming, talented, precocious child actor after her star-making turn in American Graffiti. She overcomes seemingly impossible obstacles again and again and journeys toward redemption and peace.
And as an adult, she has paid dearly for a lifetime of excess, working tirelessly to reconcile a wonderful, terrible past in which she succumbed to the power of addiction and the pull of her magnetic father. It was a kingdom over which her father, as a spellbinding, presided, the legendary John Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas, often in absentia, visionary phantom.
High On Arrival: A Memoir #ad - By exposing the shadows and secrets of the past to the light of day, the star who turned up High on Arrival has finally come back down to earth -- to stay. Not long before her fiftieth birthday, Mackenzie Phillips walked into Los Angeles International Airport. As a young woman she joinedthe nonstop party in the hedonistic pleasure dome her father created for himself and his fellow revelers, and a rapt TV audience watched as Julie Cooper wasted away before their eyes.
As her astounding, and often tender life story unfolds, outrageous, the actor-musician-mother shares her lifelong battle with personal demons and near-fatal addictions. Born into rock and roll royalty, making pot brownies with her father's friends at eleven, flying in Learjets to the Virgin Islands at five, Mackenzie grew up in an all-access kingdom of hippie freedom and heroin cool.
The Men We Became: My Friendship with John F. Kennedy, Jr.St. Martin's Press #ad - The two went on to pursue their professional lives. Littell recounts wonderful dinners at jacqueline onassis's apartment where she surprised him with his favorite dinner of specially burned hamburgers and weekends at her retreat in Martha's Vineyard where she critiqued their touch football while lying on a chaise lounge, her face covered in cold cream and cucumber slices.
Later on, littell was a part of JFK, Jr. S secret wedding to carolyn Bessette on Cumberland Island, Georgia, and three years later a pallbearer at his funeral. From shared adventures, private moments and lasting memories, Robert Littell offers a unique look at John F. During orientation week. John's marriage had its ups and downs and Carolyn had made enemies of some of his friends, but she was in great shape mentally and physically and they were planning to have children.
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