The Vegas Diaries
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📒The Vegas Diaries ✍ Kristen Anne Brownell
✏The Vegas Diaries Book Summary : Las Vegas has been endlessly mythologized in film, television, and literature, but there's never been anything quite like The Vegas Diaries. This memoir is more than simply a salacious tale of sex, sin, sleaze, showgirls, and sabotage--it is a story that takes the experience of transitioning from girlhood to womanhood in the most objectifying environment ever and makes it universal. It is a story that explores our struggle to begin life away from the family and the trauma of choosing a path our parents don't approve of. It is a story about learning to live life on our own, about the challenge and exhilaration of becoming independent, about making mistakes and having to live with them. Much like the city of Vegas itself, The Vegas Diaries is populated with a vibrant cast of loveable but cracked characters. Stereotypes of familiar archetypes are, along with popular clichés of the city, stripped away. We get to know the cast members and through their stories gain insight into why people come to this city in the middle of the desert and why it's so difficult to leave. There's an addictive quality not just to the lifestyle Vegas perpetuates but to its landscape, the neon and hyperbole and striking juxtapositions the city is famous for. The Vegas Diaries is about my improbable journey from nerd to Vegas showgirl dancing in the most popular casinos in the town; about my struggles with drugs and alcohol, abuse and an eating disorder; about my love affair with Bacchus' favorite city; and how I managed to escape from its seductive grip and start over. The Vegas Diaries takes you behind the curtain and shares in scintillating detail what it's like to be a showgirl: the backstabbing, camaraderie, celebrity encounters, excess, dejection, and glory. The memoir chronicles how even the worst trauma can be turned into something positive; how I was able to overcome what at the time seemed like insurmountable obstacles; how I was able to make peace with my demons; and most of all, how this journey has allowed me to discover my true self-worth.
📒The Vegas Diaries ✍ Holly Madison
✏The Vegas Diaries Book Summary : The #1 New York Times bestselling author returns with this candid, humorous, and captivating memoir chronicling her journey toward reinvention and self-acceptance. When you've come out the other side of the bizarre, twisted world of the Playboy mansion, where do you land? If you're Holly Madison . . . there's no place like Las Vegas! After making the sudden decision to reclaim her life, Holly broke free from the sheltered, deceptive confines of the mansion (which meant exiting a hit television show) and was determined to start her life over . . . from scratch. Without the security of a job or relationship, she set out to reinvent herself on no one's terms but her own. Deciding to roll the dice and begin again in the glamorous and dreamlike city of Las Vegas, Holly quickly realized that while she may have left her past in the rearview mirror, the labels and stereotypes that came from it weren't so quick to leave her. With a fierce commitment to take charge of her own narrative, Holly dives headfirst into a journey of self-discovery. After a whirlwind stint on Dancing with the Stars, she snags the coveted lead role in the Strip's hottest new burlesque spectacular and lands a reality series spotlighting her new life as a single woman. If her own television show and dream job as a showgirl weren't enough to keep her busy, Holly explores the decadent, exclusive inner-world of Sin City, navigating it's social and dating scene with humor and heart. When it comes to romance, she is met with an eclectic cast of characters, from fame hounds to long distance loves to the occasional celebrity and more than one tabloid mishap. In this reflective, heartwarming memoir, Holly learns that each dating disaster holds an important, and in some cases difficult to face, lesson about herself. The Vegas Diaries is a comedy of errors, set against the glitz and glamour of the dazzling Vegas strip. Through the wild and crazy experiences on one young woman's quest to "have it all," Holly faces her fears, anxieties, and insecurities to discover that her journey to self-sufficiency is also her path to healing. Letting go of trying to prove herself to others, Holly finally gains the courage to confront her past-and in the process finds the life and love she deserves.
📒Fear And Loathing In America ✍ Hunter S. Thompson
✏Fear and Loathing in America Book Summary : From the king of “Gonzo” journalism and bestselling author who brought you Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas comes another astonishing volume of letters by Hunter S. Thompson. Brazen, incisive, and outrageous as ever, this second volume of Thompson’s private correspondence is the highly anticipated follow-up to The Proud Highway. When that first book of letters appeared in 1997, Time pronounced it "deliriously entertaining"; Rolling Stone called it "brilliant beyond description"; and The New York Times celebrated its "wicked humor and bracing political conviction." Spanning the years between 1968 and 1976, these never-before-published letters show Thompson building his legend: running for sheriff in Aspen, Colorado; creating the seminal road book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas; twisting political reporting to new heights for Rolling Stone; and making sense of it all in the landmark Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72. To read Thompson's dispatches from these years—addressed to the author's friends, enemies, editors, and creditors, and such notables as Jimmy Carter, Tom Wolfe, and Kurt Vonnegut—is to read a raw, revolutionary eyewitness account of one of the most exciting and pivotal eras in American history.
📒Hughes The Private Diaries Memons And Letters ✍ Richard Hack
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📒The Cycle Touring Diaries Diary 3 The L A Loop ✍ Bradley Howard
✏The Cycle Touring Diaries Diary 3 The L A Loop Book Summary : In 2013, Bradley Howard set off on a three month journey, which ran roughly 3000 miles across the United States of America. He visited 4 States and 'no-trace' camped 75 times. What is more, Brad dodged many venemous spiders and snakes on his way too. Whilst on the tour, he visited many amazing places, including The Grand Canyon, Yosemite National Park, 'Sin City'; Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Death Valley, California. He encountered legendary roads such as the Coastal Highway 1 and Route 66, mega bridges such as The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, and much more besides. Through his trip, Bradley kept a journal, which he has now turned into this book, to share his knowledge and adventures with others. He writes of his reflections on profound insights that came from his adventure, how he managed to live on a budget whilst being on the road, and how he kept himself fuelled whilst he still maintained his Vegan diet. Along the way, Bradley worked hard to tread in harmony with the environment.
📒The Suicide Diaries ✍ Eugene O'Neil
✏The Suicide Diaries Book Summary : Life is about the choices that are made with the cards one has been dealt with. When the cards have all been dealt and played, the total sum of the choices defines a life that was lived. What distinguishes a happy life from an unhappy life? Reaction to events in life ultimately contribute to either happiness or unhappiness. There are a myriad of reactions one can exercise to react to an event that presents itself in life, and every life is therefore unique. Though the possible reactions are infinite, one act is always possible—suicide. Suicide is a choice that is always available; it is a constant possibility that is distinctly human and part of the construct of humanity itself. It is always available as an option, as a reaction, or a solution to an event. Rarely an event that arises without provocation, suicide is a decision to bring the contents of one’s life to a conclusion. The Suicide Diaries is a collection of stories that investigates a handful of people and their expression of humanity, examining the construction and culmination of the mind-set that has brought about the choice to react with suicide as the final act in the experience of life.
📒Dreamland Diaries ✍ Bruce Ballister
✏Dreamland Diaries Book Summary : It is May of 1976 when fourteen-year-old Bradley Hitchens stumbles upon a mysterious metal artifact in the North Florida woods. Spooked by a feeling the something—or someone— is watching him, Brad takes the odd metal scrap with no idea of the peril that lies ahead, or that beneath the forest floor a greater mystery waits. Seeking answers to the strange metal object's riddle, Brad's quest endangers university researchers and his own family. They are all unaware that the government has taken a keen interest in the find and will stop at nothing to ensure that no one discovers the truth. When the artifact is lost, Brad must hide from federal agents for seven years, relying only on his wits and trusted family members as he struggles to recover and safeguard the artifact and relay its important message to the public on his own terms. InDreamland Diaries, a young man faces government pursuit and cover-ups and meets a most unusual new friend as he tries to protect another deep secret—one that has the potential to shake world philosophy to its very foundation.
📒Hardcore Diaries ✍ Mick Foley
✏Hardcore Diaries Book Summary : What does it feel like to fall through a flaming table for the very first time? Or the umpteenth time for that matter. In the fresh off-the-cuff style that has earned him legions of admirers and made his previous wrestling books massive worldwide bestsellers, Foley gives readers a blow-by-blow first-hand account of exactly what it is like to step into the wrestling ring. As a champion wrestler he was known both for his tenacity in the ring and for the fearlessness which led him to take extraordinary risks in any number of groundbreaking dangerous stunts. And as an industry insider he offers a unique perspective on what it was like to perform at that level which readers will never find anywhere else. In HARDCORE DIARIES Mick Foley will take fans right inside a hardcore match, vividly recreating his experiences, and revealing how mentally and physically preparing for this extremely challenging sport has helped him become the legend he is today.
📒Time Out Las Vegas ✍ Editors of Time Out
✏Time Out Las Vegas Book Summary : Time Out Las Vegas is the only crib sheet travelers need to the world's most outlandish city. Whether going for a short or extended visit, this guide is an invaluable companion through the neon maze that awaits in Las Vegas. With the lowdown on all the hotels and casinos, money-saving tips, extensive restaurant reviews, hints on the hottest nightlife, and a full guide to gambling, it leaves nothing to chance. This seventh edition proves that there is more to Sin City than just sequins and slots — the dramatic expansion in hotel accommodations, fine dining, and shopping is attracting tourists from every economic strata, not just those with gambling as their sole agenda. The guide contains a detailed explanation of what games are available in the casinos, as well as tips on how to play them. There is also a chapter on suggested side trips to Hoover Dam, as well as other sights in Nevada and Arizona.
📒My Travel To Las Vegas Log Journal Notebook 6x9 Ruled Lined 120 Pages Trip Traveler Log Book ✍ Travel Journal Trip Notebook
✏My Travel to Las Vegas Log Journal NoteBook 6x9 Ruled Lined 120 Pages Trip Traveler Log Book Book Summary : Las Vegas traveler journal / notebook features: 120 ruled lined pages 6 x 9 inch size - big enough for your writing and small enough to take with you smooth white-color paper, perfect for ink, gel pens, pencils or colored pencils a matte-finish cover for an elegant, professional look and feel recording your memories of new experiences such as trips and vacations a travel journal or to record your food intake or progress toward your goals. The simple lined pages allow you to use it however you wish. Journals to Write In offers a wide variety of journals, so keep one by your bedside as a dream journal, one in your car to record mileage and expenses, things to do before your trip, things to bring with you and, of course journal entries for during your trip and inspirations throughout the day. Paper journals never need to be charged and no batteries are required! You only need your thoughts and dreams and something to write with. These journals also make wonderful gifts, so put a smile on someone's face today! Let The Adventure Begin. Perfect both professionals and students. all of your first time adventures! This journal makes a thoughtful and useful gift for world travelers. Product Features: 6x9 inch 120 pages High-quality and nice design cover High-quality papers