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The Resource Troublemaker, Rebecca Paley, (electronic resource)

Troublemaker, Rebecca Paley, (electronic resource)

Label
Troublemaker
Title
Troublemaker
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Paley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The outspoken actress, talk show host, and reality television star offers up a no-holds-barred memoir, including an eye-opening insider account of her tumultuous and heart-wrenching thirty-year-plus association with the Church of Scientology. Leah Remini has never been the type to hold her tongue. That willingness to speak her mind, stand her ground, and rattle the occasional cage has enabled this tough-talking girl from Brooklyn to forge an enduring and successful career in Hollywood. But being a troublemaker has come at a cost. That was never more evident than in 2013, when Remini loudly and publicly broke with the Church of Scientology. Now, in this frank, funny, poignant memoir, the former King of Queens star opens up about that experience for the first time, revealing the in-depth details of her painful split with the church and its controversial practices. Indoctrinated into the church as a child while living with her mother and sister in New York, Remini eventually moved to Los Angeles, where her dreams of becoming an actress and advancing Scientology's causes grew increasingly intertwined. As an adult, she found the success she'd worked so hard for, and with it a prominent place in the hierarchy of celebrity Scientologists alongside people such as Tom Cruise, Scientology's most high-profile adherent. Remini spent time directly with Cruise and was included among the guests at his 2006 wedding to Katie Holmes. But when she began to raise questions about some of the church's actions, she found herself a target. In the end, she was declared by the church to be a threat to their organization and therefore a "Suppressive Person," and as a result, all of her fellow parishioners--including members of her own family--were told to disconnect from her. Forever. Bold, brash, and bravely confessional, Troublemaker chronicles Leah Remini's remarkable journey toward emotional and spiritual freedom, both for herself and for her family. This is a memoir designed to reveal the hard-won truths of a life lived honestly--from an author unafraid of the consequences
Cataloging source
B@L
Dewey number
  • 791.4502/8092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1992.4.R478
LC item number
A3 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Troublemaker, Rebecca Paley, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4BA86B10-B583-4026-9404-6E9261479DBA
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101886977
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4ba86b10-b583-4026-9404-6e9261479dba
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)926770967
Label
Troublemaker, Rebecca Paley, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4BA86B10-B583-4026-9404-6E9261479DBA
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101886977
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4ba86b10-b583-4026-9404-6e9261479dba
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)926770967

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