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Dreamgirl and Supreme Faith by Mary Wilson
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The Art of Acting by Stella Adler
The Art of Acting
by Stella Adler
read in May, 2014
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I heard angels sing. Thank you, Ms. Adler.
Desiree and 4 other people liked Rebecca eley's review of Under the Skin:
Under the Skin by Michel Faber
" If I could give it 0 stars I would, in fact less than no stars would be apt.

I was lured by a hint of cult fiction. I rarely take against books to such a degree and never before have I felt a compulsion to write a review but I feel I should warn a... " Read more of this review »
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Under the Skin by Michel Faber
Under the Skin
by Michel Faber
read in April, 2014
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I don't know what I was expecting, but I guess my expectations were just too high.

The trailer for the movie is what got me interested. I liked that the trailer gave nothing away (as too many movie trailers do these days) and showed just enough to piq...more
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How To Book Acting Jobs in TV and Film; SECOND EDITION by Cathy Reinking
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Very informative as to what casting directors expect, don't expect and aren't too fond of when you're in "the room."
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Black Is the New White by Paul  Mooney
Black Is the New White
by Paul Mooney
read in March, 2014
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As a huge Paul Mooney fan, I'd tried reading this book a couple of years ago. What made me put it off for later was that it seemed to be all about Richard Pryor. Not that that's a bad thing. But, If I buy a book about Mr. Paul Mooney, I want to read...more
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Stand and Deliver by Adam Ant
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