Digging Up Mothe

Digging Up Mother

Digging Up Mother

Doug Stanhope is one of the most critically acclaimed and stridently unrepentant comedians of his generation. What will surprise some is that he owes so much of his dark and sometimes uncomfortably honest sense of humor to his mother, Bonnie. It was the cartoons in her Hustler magazine issues that molded the beginnings of his comedic journey, long before he was old enough to know what to do with the actual pornography. It was Bonnie who recited Monty Python sketches with him, who introduced him to Richard Pryor at nine years old, and who rescued him from a psychologist when he brought that brand of humor to school. And it was Bonnie who took him along to all of her AA meetings, where Doug undoubtedly found inspiration for his own storytelling. Bonnie's own path from bartending to truck driving, massage therapy, elder abuse, stand-up comedy, and acting never stopped her from being Doug's genuine number one fan. So when her alcoholic, hoarding life finally came to an end many weird adventures later in rural Arizona, it was inevitable that Doug and Bonnie would be together for one last excursion. Digging Up Mother follows Doug's absurd, chaotic, and often obscene life as it intersects with that of his best friend, biggest fan, and love of his life-his mother. And it all starts with her death-one of the most memorable and amazing farewells you will ever read.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Doug Stanhope
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Release : 2016-05-10
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9780306824401


Digging Up Mother

Digging Up Mother

Doug Stanhope is one of the most critically acclaimed and stridently unrepentant comedians of his generation. What will surprise some is that he owes so much of his dark and sometimes uncomfortably honest sense of humor to his mother, Bonnie. It was the cartoons in her Hustler magazine issues that molded the beginnings of his comedic journey, long before he was old enough to know what to do with the actual pornography. It was Bonnie who recited Monty Python sketches with him, introduced him to Richard Pryor, and rescued him from a psychologist when he brought that brand of humor to school. And it was Bonnie who took him along to all of her AA meetings, where Doug undoubtedly found inspiration for his own storytelling. Digging Up Mother follows Doug's absurd, chaotic, and often obscene life as it intersects with that of his best friend, biggest fan, and love of his life--his mother. And it all starts with her death--one of the most memorable and amazing farewells you will ever read.

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Product Details :

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Doug Stanhope
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Release : 2017-05-09
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 0306825384


Digging Up Mother

Digging Up Mother

Doug Stanhope is one of the most critically acclaimed and stridently unrepentant comedians of his generation. What will surprise some is that he owes so much of his dark and sometimes uncomfortably honest sense of humor to his mother, Bonnie. It was the cartoons in her Hustler magazine issues that molded the beginnings of his comedic journey, long before he was old enough to know what to do with the actual pornography. It was Bonnie who recited Monty Python sketches with him, who introduced him to Richard Pryor at nine years old, and who rescued him from a psychologist when he brought that brand of humor to school. And it was Bonnie who took him along to all of her AA meetings, where Doug undoubtedly found inspiration for his own storytelling. Bonnie's own path from bartending to truck driving, massage therapy, elder abuse, stand-up comedy, and acting never stopped her from being Doug's genuine number one fan. So when her alcoholic, hoarding life finally came to an end many weird adventures later in rural Arizona, it was inevitable that Doug and Bonnie would be together for one last excursion. Digging Up Mother follows Doug's absurd, chaotic, and often obscene life as it intersects with that of his best friend, biggest fan, and love of his life-his mother. And it all starts with her death-one of the most memorable and amazing farewells you will ever read.

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Product Details :

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Doug Stanhope
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2016-05-10
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9780306824401


The Story Pirates Present Digging Up Danger

The Story Pirates Present Digging Up Danger

Ghosts? A mysterious plant? Something even more sinister? This spooky mystery (inspired by a real kid's idea) doubles as a creative writing guide for young writers! Eliza loves hunting ghosts -- too bad she's spending the summer helping her scientist mother study weird plants instead. But when a mysterious plant goes missing, things go from strange to downright spooky. Eliza is convinced something--or someone--is haunting the plant shop. Is she digging into dangerous ground? Like Stuck in the Stone Age, the first in the Story Pirates Present series, this spine-tingling mystery doubles as an introduction to the basics of creative writing. With the help of Story Pirate Captain Vincent Rolo and the Mystery Creation Zone, kids can use this kid-generated story as inspiration to create their OWN great mysteries! "What a fantastically fun way to learn about writing a story!" -- Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Story Story Pirates
Publisher : Yearling
Release : 2020-02-11
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780593123799


The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle

Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted and wrote and couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family. When the money ran out, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town Rex had tried to escape. As the dysfunction escalated, the children had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they found the resources and will to leave home. Yet Walls describes her parents with deep affection in this tale of unconditional love in a family that, despite its profound flaws, gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life. -- From publisher description.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Jeannette Walls
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2006-01-02
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9781416544661


The Digging Est Dog

The Digging Est Dog

Scorned by his new dog friends because he never learned to dig, Sam suddenly discovers his inherent dog talent and turns the countryside into a series of ruts and holes.

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Product Details :

Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Al Perkins
Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
Release : 1967
Total Pages : 63 Pages
ISBN : 9780394800479


Digging Up Love

Digging Up Love

From debut author Chandra Blumberg comes a playful, heartfelt romance about chasing your dreams and finding love in the process. Alisha Blake works her magic in the kitchen, creating delectable desserts for her grandfather's restaurant in rural Illinois. Though Alisha relishes the close relationship she has with her family, she can't help but dream about opening a cookie shop in Chicago. She may be a small-town baker, but Alisha has big ambitions. Then a dinosaur bone turns up in her grandparents' backyard. When paleontologist Quentin Harris arrives to see the discovery for himself, he's hoping that the fossil will distract him from a recent painful breakup. Instead, he finds Alisha--and sparks fly. The big-city academic and the hometown baker seem destined for a happily ever after. But Alisha is scared to fall in love. And Quentin's trying to make a name for himself in a competitive field, which gets even more complicated when the press shows up at the dig site. For love to prevail, the two may have to put old bones aside--and focus on the future.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Chandra Blumberg
Publisher : Montlake Romance
Release : 2021-12-07
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 154203390X


The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner

Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Deborah Ellis
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2004-03-04
Total Pages : 176 Pages
ISBN : 0192752847


A Dog Named Doug

A Dog Named Doug

Dogs love to dig but one dog named Doug takes digging to new heights (and depths) in this laugh-out-loud picture book from New York Times bestselling author Karma Wilson and celebrated illustrator Matt Myers. Meet Doug. Doug is a dog that loves to dig. But when Doug digs he doesn’t just dig holes in the backyard. He digs…ditches the size of tractors! He digs…tunnels through gold mines! He even digs his way into…the White House! But not even the Secret Service can stop this digging doggy, because when Doug digs, oh boy, does Doug DIG!

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Karma Wilson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-06-26
Total Pages : 40 Pages
ISBN : 9781442449329


Dig Your Well Before You Re Thirsty

Dig Your Well Before You Re Thirsty

Reveals techniques for cultivating useful contacts in business and at leisure, from targeting the right people to staying in touch with them to asking for favors

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Product Details :

Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Harvey Mackay
Publisher : Broadway Business
Release : 1999
Total Pages : 310 Pages
ISBN : 9780385485463