By Corey Feldman
"Spares no details." —Starred Publishers Weekly Review
“An fantastic read.” —Richard Donner, Director
"People continually question me approximately existence after formative years stardom. What could I say to oldsters of youngsters within the undefined? My merely recommendation, in truth, is to get those childrens out of Hollywood and allow them to lead basic lives." —Corey Feldman
A deeply own and revealing Hollywood-survival story.
Lovable baby celebrity by way of age ten, foreign youngster idol by means of fifteen, and to today a perennial pop-culture staple, Corey Feldman has not just spent everything of his existence within the highlight, he's develop into simply as recognized for his off-screen exploits as for his roles in such vintage motion pictures as Gremlins, The Goonies, and Stand through Me. He's been associated with a slew of Hollywood starlets (including Drew Barrymore, Vanessa Marcil, and grownup entertainer Ginger Lynn), shared a hugely publicized friendship with Michael Jackson, and along with his widespread costar Corey Haim loved immeasurable luck as one 1/2 the wildly well known duo "The Coreys," spawning seven motion pictures, a 1-900 quantity, and "Coreymania" within the strategy. What baby of the eighties didn't have a Corey Feldman poster placing in her bed room, or a pile of Tiger Beats stashed in his closet?
Now, during this courageous and relocating memoir, Corey is revealing the reality approximately what his lifestyles was once like backstage: His is a prior that incorporated actual, drug, and sexual abuse, a dysfunctional relations from which he used to be emancipated at age fifteen, 3 high-profile arrests for drug ownership, a nine-month stint in rehab, and a protracted, sluggish move slowly again to the head of the field office.
While Corey has controlled to beat the traps that ensnared such a lot of different entertainers of his generation—he's nonetheless appearing, is a traveling musician, and is a proud father to his son, Zen—many of these closest to him haven't been so fortunate. within the span of 1 12 months, he mourned the passing of 7 family and friends participants, together with Corey Haim and Michael Jackson. within the wake of these tragedies, he's spoken publicly concerning the darkish part of reputation, lobbied for laws affording higher protections for kids within the leisure undefined, and lifted the lid off of what he calls Hollywood's largest secret.
Coreyography is his amazing account of survival and redemption.
Read Online or Download Coreyography: A Memoir PDF
Similar autobiography books
"Chris Kyle hat Dinge gesehen und getan, über die nicht nur künftige Generationen amerikanischer Militärangehöriger sprechen werden, sondern auch jene, die uns in der Schlacht gegenüberstanden und die außergewöhnliche Treffsicherheit des besten Scharfschützen der Welt miterlebten. " (Marcus Luttrell, ehemaliger army SEAL )
"Sniper gibt Aufschluss darüber, wie es ist, den Krieg hautnah mitzuerleben. Chris Kyle schreibt offen über die Missionen, persönlichen Hindernisse und schweren Entscheidungen, die zum Alltag eines jedes SEAL-Scharfschützen gehören. " (Richard Marcinko, erster kommandierender Offizier des SEAL crew 6 )
Über den Autor:
Chris Kyle leitete das SEAL group three der US army und leistete vier Langzeiteinsätze im Irakkrieg. Für seinen Heldenmut wurde er mit verschiedenen Verdienstmedaillen der US army und des US Marine Corps ausgezeichnet. Nach dem Ende seiner aktiven Zeit wurde er Chefausbilder für Scharfschützen bei der US army. Heute betreibt er ein privates Sicherheitsunternehmen und lebt mit seiner Familie in Texas.
Park Wan-suh is a best-selling and award-winning author whose paintings has been extensively translated and released through the international. Who fed on all of the Shinga? is a rare account of her reviews turning out to be up throughout the jap profession of Korea and the Korean battle, a time of significant oppression, deprivation, and social and political instability.
Contributor observe: later on via Sarah Gaddis
Now famous as one of many giants of postwar American fiction, William Gaddis (1922-98) kept away from the highlight in the course of his lifestyles, which makes this selection of his letters a revelation.
Beginning in 1930 whilst Gaddis was once at boarding-school and finishing in September 1998, a couple of months earlier than his dying, those letters functionality as one of those autobiography, and are the entire extra important simply because Gaddis used to be now not an autobiographical author.
Here we see him forging his first novel The Recognitions (1955) whereas residing in Mexico, battling in a revolution in Costa Rica, and dealing in Spain, France, and North Africa. Over the subsequent two decades he struggles to discover time to jot down the nationwide publication Award-winning J R (1975) amid the issues of labor and kin; offers with divorce and disillusionment prior to reviving his profession with chippie 's Gothic (1985); then teaches himself adequate concerning the legislation to indite A Frolic of His personal (1994), which earned him one other NBA. Returning to an issue he first wrote approximately within the Nineteen Forties, he finishes his final novel Agape Agape as he lay death.
Athanasius Kircher, a German Jesuit in 17th-century Rome, was once an enigma. Intensely pious and a prolific writer, he used to be additionally a polymath desirous about every thing from Egyptian hieroglyphs to the tiny creatures in his microscope. His correspondence with popes, princes and monks used to be a window into the stressed power of the interval.
- The Pursuits of Philosophy: An Introduction to the Life and Thought of David Hume
- The Ticking Is the Bomb: A Memoir
- The Good Shufu: Finding Love, Self, and Home on the Far Side of the World
- Vigilance: My Life Serving America and Protecting Its Empire City
- As Good as God, as Clever as The Devil: The Impossible Life of Mary Benson
Extra info for Coreyography: A Memoir
I asked. ‘Yes. We like it here. ’ ‘Kufr Cana, the village where Christ changed the water to wine. We get many tourists visiting the church. ’ ‘No, never. And it’s my first time here on this mountain. It is so beautiful. ’ ‘It’s a good view of the Horns of Hittin. ’ I mused. ’ ‘They left. They took the boats and left. ’ ‘But they could not have had time to leave. ’ The other man, who had been silently expressing approval of his friend’s assertions, indicated that the Muslims had been kind to Christians.
This is my country, not his. I teach this to my three-year-old son. We Palestinians who live here know that the presence of Israel is not going to be for long. They will end up leaving, just like the Crusaders. ’ Not too far away an Israeli teacher in Orthodox clothing was instructing a group of young schoolchildren in a booming voice about the religious significance of this place: the partisans of the Maccabees had hidden in caves just below where we stood. They had sought refuge here and were slaughtered in 161 BCE by the Syrian general Baccides.
It distressed me to hear this young man distorting history. The more we spoke the more I realised how deeply antagonistic he was to the Christian Palestinians. ’ I asked him. ‘No. ’ ‘The editor of Al Karmil and one of the first to write about Zionism. He was a Christian. ’ I felt their discomfort when I confirmed that I was Christian and I found myself feeling annoyed at having to be defensive about the religion into which I was born. I was thinking in particular of Najib. Not that the Israeli leadership did not try to win the Christians to their side, as they had succeeded in doing with the Druze, who practise a religion that is an offshoot of Islam with its own unique features.