For the next two decades she battled her drug addiction, and managing to stay clean for ten years, until Labor Day 2008, going through rehab several times, when she landed back in the tabloids for possession of cocaine and heroin at LAX. Even though she seemed to have it all, Mackenzie couldn’t escape the dark secrets and constant drug use at home and began to use herself.
High On Arrival #ad - . The eldest daughter of john phillips and stepdaughter of michelle phillips, Mackenzie Phillips grew up in a wild household, both lead singers of the 1960s band The Mamas and The Papas, where a typical evening might include rolling joints for her dad or fending off advances by Mick Jagger. What led to her relapse is a shocking, life-long secret that she’ll reveal in-depth for the first time here, in High on Arrival.
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Hopeful Healing: Essays on Managing Recovery and Surviving AddictionAtria Books/Beyond Words #ad - Using her own life experiences as examples of proven recovery methods, she shares the tools and holistic approaches that are available to help you on your journey to recovery. Atria. Treatment is not “one-size-fits-all” and Mackenzie encourages addicts and their support networks to research the methods that most effectively address their individual physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing.
Now, delivered with warmth and candor, she presents the wisdom she gained from her own personal journey through addictions and her understanding of practical treatment from her work as a rehabilitation counselor. Actress and author of the courageous new york times bestselling memoir high on Arrival, Mackenzie Phillips—Hollywood’s go-to person on substance abuse and a visible and outspoken advocate for addiction awareness and education—brings her knowledge and voice on the subject of recovery for the first time, and shares her experiences for those who are trying to overcome addiction.
Hopeful Healing: Essays on Managing Recovery and Surviving Addiction #ad - As the daughter of lead singers of the 1960s band The Mamas and The Papas, Mackenzie Phillips grew up in a dysfunctional environment and subsequently battled a near-fatal drug addiction. Used by both recovering addicts and their families, Mackenzie’s book is a message of hope and reminds us that sobriety is a lifelong journey of the spirit that allows us to lift ourselves up even when we stumble and fall.
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Inside Out: A MemoirHarper #ad - From iconic film roles to high-profile relationships, Moore has never been far from the spotlight―or the headlines. Even as demi was becoming the highest paid actress in Hollywood, however, she was always outrunning her past, just one step ahead of the doubts and insecurities that defined her childhood.
Throughout her rise to fame and during some of the most pivotal moments of her life, body image issues, Demi battled addiction, and childhood trauma that would follow her for years―all while juggling a skyrocketing career and at times negative public perception. As her success grew, always, demi found herself questioning if she belonged in Hollywood, if she was a good mother, a good actress―and, if she was simply good enough.
Inside Out: A Memoir #ad - As much as her story is about adversity, it is also about tremendous resilience. Inside out is a story of survival, success, and surrender―a wrenchingly honest portrayal of one woman’s at once ordinary and iconic life. Atria. Instant #1 new york times bestsellerfamed american actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir.
For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. In this deeply candid and reflective memoir, demi pulls back the curtain and opens up about her career and personal life―laying bare her tumultuous relationship with her mother, her marriages, her struggles balancing stardom with raising a family, and her journey toward open heartedness.
Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie NicksSt. Martin's Press #ad - Gold dust woman A Biography of Stevie Nicks. Just as nicks and lindsey buckingham gave fleetwood mac the "shot of adrenaline" they needed to become real rock stars―according to christine mcvie―gold dust woman is vibrant with stories and with a life lived large and hard:―How Nicks and Buckingham were asked to join Fleetwood Mac and how they turned the band into stars―The affairs that informed Nicks' greatest songs―Her relationships with the Eagles' Don Henley and Joe Walsh, drinking and pot, and with Fleetwood himself―Why Nicks married her best friend's widower―Her dependency on cocaine, but how it was a decade-long addiction to Klonopin that almost killed her ― Nicks’ successful solo career that has her still performing in venues like Madison Square Garden―The cult of Nicks and its extension to chart-toppers like Taylor Swift and the Dixie Chicks Atria.
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Gold dust woman A Biography of Stevie Nicks. For countless adolescents across america who came of age in the early 1970s, Marcia Brady, eldest daughter on television's The Brady Bunch, was the ideal American teenager. Yet ultimately it is also a story of success and survival—an empowering, shocking, engaging, and emotional true tale of a young woman's lifelong battle to come to terms with the idea of perfection.
Here's the Story: Surviving Marcia Brady and Finding My True Voice #ad - But what viewers didn't know about the always sunny, the young actress who portrayed her, always perfect Marcia was that Maureen McCormick, was living a very different—and not-so-wonderful—life. This brave, hard-hitting memoir exposes a side of a beloved pop-culture icon the paparazzi missed.
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Gold dust woman A Biography of Stevie Nicks. New york times bestseller - a revelaing memoir and empowering manifesto - as featured in Ronan Farrow's CATCH AND KILL and Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey's SHE SAID“One of the greatest tricks that the patriarchy plays on women is to deliberately destabilize them, then use their instability as a reason to disbelieve them.
Rose escaped into the world of her mind, something she had done as a child, and into high-profile relationships. Every detail of her personal life became public, public appearance, role, and the realities of an inherently sexist industry emerged with every script, and magazine cover. It’s a call to arms—not just against the specific men who mistreated McGowan and the men and women who enabled that mistreatment, but against an industry.
BRAVE #ad - The boston globerose mcgowan was born in one cult and came of age in another, more visible cult: Hollywood. In a strange world where she was continually on display, stardom soon became a personal nightmare of constant exposure and sexualization. In this case, for mcgowan, the truth was finally—and, triumphantly—exposed.
Found: A Daughter's Journey HomeWilliam Morrow #ad - In found, ” and the own oprah winfrey network docuseries “ryan and tatum: the o’neals” shares her hard-won insights on recovery, ” TV’s “Rescue Me, the star of “Paper Moon, forgiveness, and the healing power of love. Academy award winner tatum o’neal continues her inspiring true-life story begun in the 2004 New York Times bestseller A Paper Life with Found: A Daughter’s Journey Home—a moving memoir of discovery and reconciliation.
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The Secrets of My LifeGrand Central Publishing #ad - Filled with incredibly personal and moving stories of struggle and victory, of surrender and acceptance, of anxiety and fear, and, finally, THE SECRETS OF MY LIFE reveals the real Caitlyn Jenner by tracing her long and eventful journey to becoming herself. Gold dust woman A Biography of Stevie Nicks. She recounts her olympic triumph, her rise to fame, and relates how her sense of frustration and shame grew with the passing years and the lengths to which she had to go to conceal her true self.
She also talks candidly about her life in the public eye as a member of the Kardashian clan, and how she, the transgender community, her family, what led to her decision to become Caitlyn, and the rest of the world has since embraced her new life. Then add to it the most impossible expectations that people have for you because you are the personification of The American Male Athlete.
Bruce jenner, seemed to be living a dream life of success, fame, the celebrated Olympic icon and later the patriarch of one of the most famous families in the world, and prosperity. In this remarkable memoir former olympian and Kardashian family member Caitlyn Jenner reveals shocking and heartbreaking stories from her journey to become a transgender woman and fight for the LGBTQ+ community.
Imagine denying your core and soul. In this remarkable memoir-written during her pivotal first years of becoming her authentic self-Caitlyn Jenner reflects on her past as she looks to her future. Caitlyn in turn uncovers the toll that these personal struggles had on her three marriages and, subsequently, the relationships with her children.
The Secrets of My Life #ad - But the all-american image and million-dollar smile belied a lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria, and through the memorable Vanity Fair piece by Buzz Bissinger, and it wasn't until the sensational Diane Sawyer interview that the public mask of Bruce Jenner was finally retired, that Caitlyn Jenner was introduced to the world and set free to exist on her own terms.