Friends  Lovers  and the Big Terrible Thing Book

Friends Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing

  • Author : Matthew Perry
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250866448
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 6,6 Mb

Friends Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing Summary:

There are few shows in our lifetime that have garnered over a billion views, that have reached a global audience of 220 countries, that elicits an emotional reaction from a theme song, or that defined a period of time more for its viewers. That is simply because there is no show that is more iconic or beloved than Friends. It didn't matter that their apartment was unrealistic by New York City's standards or that they always had enough free time to hang out in a coffee shop, they were our friends, they were us. And over the last twenty-seven years, it has yet to lose its title of the greatest sitcom of all time. Yet, the nostalgia and the truth about their relationships is a story that only Matthew Perry could tell--especially as his addiction soared faster than his career. Heartbreaking and funny, Matthew's honesty is explosive and unrivaled. Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing is an unforgettable memoir that shares the most intimate details of the love he lost, his darkest days, and his greatest friends.

Friends  Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing Book

Friends Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing

  • Author : Matthew Perry
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2022-11-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472295958
  • Total Read : 95
  • File Size : 16,6 Mb

Friends Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing Summary:

The beloved star of Friends takes us behind the scenes of the hit sitcom and his struggles with addiction in this candid, funny, and revelatory memoir that delivers a powerful message of hope and persistence. 'Hi, my name is Matthew, although you may know me by another name. My friends call me Matty. And I should be dead.' So begins the riveting story of acclaimed actor Matthew Perry, taking us along on his journey from childhood ambition to fame to addiction and recovery in the aftermath of a life-threatening health scare. Before the frequent hospital visits and stints in rehab, there was five-year-old Matthew, who travelled from Montreal to Los Angeles, shuffling between his separated parents; fourteen-year-old Matthew, who was a nationally ranked tennis star in Canada; twenty-four-year-old Matthew, who nabbed a coveted role as a lead cast member on the talked-about pilot then called Friends Like Us. . . and so much more. In an extraordinary story that only he could tell - and in the heartfelt, hilarious, and warmly familiar way only he could tell it - Matthew Perry lays bare the fractured family that raised him (and also left him to his own devices), the desire for recognition that drove him to fame, and the void inside him that could not be filled even by his greatest dreams coming true. But he also details the peace he's found in sobriety and how he feels about the ubiquity of Friends, sharing stories about his castmates and other stars he met along the way. Frank, self-aware, and with his trademark humour, Perry vividly depicts his lifelong battle with addiction and what fuelled it despite seemingly having it all. Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing is an unforgettable memoir that is both intimate and eye-opening - as well as a hand extended to anyone struggling with sobriety. Unflinchingly honest, moving, and uproariously funny, this is the book fans have been waiting for.

A Beautiful  Terrible Thing Book
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

A Beautiful Terrible Thing

  • Author : Jen Waite
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-07-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735216501
  • Total Read : 91
  • File Size : 19,6 Mb

A Beautiful Terrible Thing Summary:

A woman discovers her marriage is built on an illusion in this harrowing and ultimately inspiring memoir. “Be forewarned: You won’t sleep until you finish the last page.”—Caroline Leavitt, author of Cruel Beautiful World One night. One email. Two realities... Before: Jen Waite has met the partner of her dreams. A handsome, loving man who becomes part of her family, evolving into her husband, her best friend, and the father of her infant daughter. After: A disturbing email sparks suspicion, leading to an investigation of who this man really is and what was really happening in their marriage. In alternating Before and After chapters, Waite obsessively analyzes her relationship, trying to find a single moment form the past five years that isn't part of the long con of lies and manipulation. Instead, she finds more lies, infidelity, and betrayal than she could have imagined. With the pacing and twists of a psychological thriller, A Beautiful, Terrible Thing looks at how a fairy tale can become a nightmare and what happens when “it could never happen to me” actually does.

The Fourteen Lives of Matt Perry Book

The Fourteen Lives of Matt Perry

  • Author : Matthew Perry
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2009-01-09
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 10 : 9781467051835
  • Total Read : 75
  • File Size : 20,5 Mb

The Fourteen Lives of Matt Perry Summary:

This book is a family saga about emigration and its aftermath. Matthew Valentin Perry is the child of immigrants--a man from humble origins following the American dream. His life is the product of resolve in a changing world and ambition in a land of opportunity. His successes and failures are unique but familiar, and his memoir is a written testament to the American spirit.

A Great and Terrible Beauty Book
Score: 4.5
From 38 Ratings

A Great and Terrible Beauty

  • Author : Libba Bray
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-07-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847387165
  • Total Read : 67
  • File Size : 6,7 Mb

A Great and Terrible Beauty Summary:

It's 1895, and after the death of her mother, 16-year-old Gemma Doyle is shipped off from the life she knows in India to Spence, a proper boarding school in England. Lonely, guilt-ridden, and prone to visions of the future that have an uncomfortable habit of coming true, Gemma's reception there is a chilly one. To make things worse, she's being followed by a mysterious young Indian man, a man sent to watch her. But why? What is her destiny? And what will her entanglement with Spence's most powerful girls - and their foray into the spiritual world - lead to?

So That Happened Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

So That Happened

  • Author : Jon Cryer
  • Publisher : Berkley
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Actors
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9780451472366
  • Total Read : 94
  • File Size : 18,9 Mb

So That Happened Summary:

In 1986, Jon Cryer won over America as Molly Ringwald's loyal and lovable best friend Duckie in the cult classic Pretty in Pink (Paramount) and went on to play Alan Harper on the massively popular sitcom Two and a Half Men. With the instincts of a natural storyteller, Cryer charts his extraordinary journey in show business, illuminating his many triumphs and some missteps along the way. Filled with exclusive behind-the-scenes anecdotes, Cryer offers his own endearing perspective on Hollywood, the business at large and the art of acting.

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

  • Author : John Boyne
  • Publisher : Penguin Group
  • Release Date : 2013-01-08
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385678919
  • Total Read : 94
  • File Size : 9,9 Mb

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket Summary:

A tale of acceptance from the bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Barnaby Brocket is an ordinary eight-year-old boy in most ways, but he was born different in one important way: he floats. Unlike everyone else, Barnaby does not obey the law of gravity. His parents, who have a fear of being noticed, want desperately for Barnaby to be normal, but he can't help who he is. And when the unthinkable happens, Barnaby finds himself on a journey that takes him all over the world. Drifting from Brazil to New York, from Canada to Ireland, and even to space, the floating boy meets all sorts of different people--and discovers who he really is along the way. This whimsical novel will delight middle-graders, while readers of all ages will find themselves questioning what it means to be "normal."

From Mother and Daughter to Friends Book

From Mother and Daughter to Friends

  • Author : Nancy Aniston
  • Publisher : Prometheus Books
  • Release Date : 2009-12-30
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9781615923762
  • Total Read : 86
  • File Size : 15,6 Mb

From Mother and Daughter to Friends Summary:

Engagingly written as a journal of fond memories, life experiences, lessons learned, and tragedies overcome, this is the story of the family that gave the world actress Jennifer Aniston. Written by her mother, Nancy Aniston, this tender, poetic, and charming memoir represents a healing exercise, and most importantly serves as an example of how to cope with and understand estrangement between parent and child. During the meteoric rise of Jennifer's popularity on the hit television comedy 'Friends', Nancy and her daughter had a misunderstanding imposed on them by a tabloid TV report. In the three years since they last spoke, Nancy learned that separation from grown children is a national epidemic and that scores of parents suffer the same feelings of pain, guilt, and shame. This knowledge inspired Nancy Aniston to record family memories in this compelling volume, "and in the process of detailed retrospection a miraculous healing took place". Nancy chronicles her own childhood of poverty, abandonment, failed marriages, and the difficult early years as a single mother. She recalls Jennifer's early love for the theatre, the therapists, career managers, and hangers-on who endangered family bonds as she guided her daughter through the exciting, sometimes disappointing, stages of an acting career that came to realise phenomenal success. While refusing the lure of celebrity gossip, Nancy Aniston strives to secure her story's inherent dignity, hoping it will be helpful to those trying to overcome their own childhood trauma, fallout from divorce, single-parenting issues, and the "dark hole of child/parent estrangement".