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Killing Willis: From Diff'rent Strokes to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted

The former child star—best known as Willis Jackson on Diff’rent Strokes—shares the shocking but inspirational details of his struggles with addiction, brushes with the law, and fierce fight to carve a path through the darkness and find his true identity.

For Todd Bridges early stardom was no protection from painful childhood events that paved the road to his own personal hell…

Submitted:Jul 8, 2010
Author:Todd Bridges
Brand:Touchstone
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Category:Actors & Actresses
2 diggs • 0 comments • Jul 8, 2010

Amazon.com: Killing Willis: From Diff'rent Strokes to th

Amazon.com: Killing Willis: From Diff'rent Strokes to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted (9781439148983): Todd Bridges, Sarah Tomlinson: Books

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Castro'S Final Hour

Reported from inside Cuba by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Andres Oppenheimer, Castro's Final Hour chronicles the dramatic events that have crippled the more-than-three-decades-old Marxist regime of Fidel Castro. From the execution of the country's most celebrated Army general in 1989 to the devastating effects of the loss of all Soviet aid, the picture Oppenheimer paints is extraordinarily detailed and engrossing, revealing a country on the brink of disaster…

Submitted:Jan 16, 2007
Author:Andres Oppenheimer
Brand:Touchstone
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Category:Caribbean & West Indies
2 diggs • 0 comments • Jan 16, 2007

Castro's Final Hour

Reported from inside Cuba by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Andres Oppenheimer, Castro's Final Hour chronicles the dramatic events that have crippled the more-than-three-decades-old Marxist regime of Fidel Castro.

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Fired!: Tales of the Canned, Canceled, Downsized, & Dismissed

If you've ever been fired, you're in good company. That's what actress and writer Annabelle Gurwitch discovered when she was fired by her idol Woody Allen ("You look retarded"). She confided her tale of woe to her friend Felicity Huffman, who made Annabelle laugh with her own stories. Annabelle realized that there was a world of people out there waiting to laugh at the experience that virtually everyone shares, and she began to collect stories of being fired from friends and colleagues. Soon she was contributing regular "Fired!" segments to Day to Day on NPR and gathering friends to appear with her in sold-out performances of Fired! in Los Angeles and New York…

Submitted:Sep 15, 2006
Author:Annabelle Gurwitch
Brand:Touchstone
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Category:Humor
2 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 15, 2006

Fired!: Tales of the Canned, Canceled, Downsized, and Dismissed (Hardcover)

Only on Amazon: After watching the clip below, check out other interviews and musical performances on Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher, presented by UPS and Cingular.

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