(Inglese) Copertina flessibile – 1 ottobre 2020, Visualizza tutti i formati e le edizioni, Scegli tra gli oltre 8.500 punti di ritiro in Italia, I clienti Prime beneficiano di consegne illimitate presso i punti di ritiro senza costi aggiuntivi, Indica il punto di ritiro in cui vuoi ricevere il tuo ordine nella pagina di conferma d’ordine, Acquista questo prodotto e ricevi 90 giorni gratis di streaming musicale con Amazon Music Unlimited. Fair warning: I received a free ARC of this book from the fine folks at Celadon Books. Dopo aver visualizzato le pagine di dettaglio del prodotto, guarda qui per trovare un modo facile per tornare alle pagine che ti interessano. In his raw, poetic and powerful voice, Jollett portrays a childhood filled with abject poverty, trauma, emotional abuse, delinquency and the lure of drugs and alcohol. They had both became disillusioned with the leader of Synanon and escaped from it. The group started out as a drug rehab and the family went there so the father could get off heroin. That was enough. Verifica i termini e condizioni dell' iniziativa He described them as ghosts, drifting in and out unexpectedly. -O, The Oprah Magazine'This moving and profound memoir is for anyone who loves a good redemption story. In the end, Jollett shakes off the past to become the captain of his own soul. ), she subjects him to numerous forms of abuse which leads to abuse of his own. Some of the best of this genre have been written by artists I'd already been a fan of before reading their books - Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello. Hollywood Park, The Album In conjunction with Mikel Jollett's memoir, The Airborne Toxic Event has released an album by the same name. Riprova. Articoli visualizzati di recente e suggerimenti in primo piano, Seleziona la categoria in cui desideri effettuare la ricerca. It completely horrified me. I couldn’t bear it. This was a well-written memoir and once again proves my point you don't necessarily have to be familiar with the person ahead of time in order to appreciate their story. Great writer with a very interesting story to tell. The parents were sent off to do various other jobs in the organization, and were only occasionally allowed to visit the children. In the past few years, I’ve developed a deep love for any memoir in which someone details their crazy childhood and how they managed to rise above it. I find that people who can express themselves lyrically can generally tell their story in a unique and meaningful way. Anne Lamott, the beloved writer of memoirs including Bird by Bird and Traveling Mercies, once said, “You own everything that happened to you.... To see what your friends thought of this book. Often, artists from another genre are unable to communicate as well in a book, but Jollett is a magnificent writer. Moving between his mother’s home in Oregon and his father’s home in California, this is a lifetime spent battling for a sense of self, finding one’s voice and learning how to love and be loved. What an incredibly beautiful flowing poetic memoir by the creator of the band Airborne Toxic Event. That didn't stop me from being absolutely captivated by his story. His ex-con, formerly alcoholic father, in much better shape than his mother, provides some stability although he has issues of his own. Who the heck was he? Bonus Cultura 18app e di Available from Amazon Music. Plus, it’s nice to read about their creative journey, their childhood, their band-mates. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Zuvor war er bereits als Journalist im Musikbusiness sowie als Verfasser von Kurzgeschichten tätig, nun folgt sein Debüt als Autor. Il nostro sistema considera elementi quali la recente recensione e se il revisore ha acquistato l'articolo su Amazon. Hollywood Park is a 12-song concept record that acts as a soundtrack to the book. He is able to convey the deep pain he felt during his childhood that carried into life as an adult. Refresh and try again. Both author Mikel Jollett and his brother were put into what was called The School, but it was basically. Mikel Jollett was born into one of the country's most infamous cults, and subjected to a childhood filled with poverty, addiction, and emotional abuse. Per calcolare la valutazione complessiva in stelle e la ripartizione percentuale per stella, non usiamo una media semplice. For the first five years of his life, Jollett was raised within the confines of the Synanon cult taken away from his parents at eighteen months old. We were just too afraid of ourselves. Start by marking “Hollywood Park: A Memoir” as Want to Read: Error rating book. This memoir is not an exception. May 26th 2020 He lays himself bare in episodic chapters rich with pop culture references—a Gen X This Boy’s Life. He seamlessly moves into his teen-aged, young adult and adult years without missing a beat. Most memoirs are the story of someone overcoming adversity of some sort. Tutti i titoli ed i bestseller del momento. Stai ascoltando un campione dell'edizione audio udibile. Mikel spent the first few years of his life in the Church of Synanon which was a cult. Mikel Jollett’s searching Hollywood Park charts the musician’s odyssey from early childhood in Synanon, a California cult, to backwoods poverty to Stanford, where he was a track star. I find that people who can express themselves lyrically can generally tell their story in a unique and meaningful way. It’s visceral and affecting. It’s visceral and affecting. It’s yet another one that I read at one go!