The Resource Take me home from the Oscars : arthritis, television, fashion, and me, (ebook)

Take me home from the Oscars : arthritis, television, fashion, and me, (ebook)

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Take me home from the Oscars : arthritis, television, fashion, and me
Title
Take me home from the Oscars
Title remainder
arthritis, television, fashion, and me
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Language
eng
Summary
Forty-six million people suffer from arthritis. Frustrated with the lies, driven to deceit by a career that celebrates beauty and fashion, lifestyle reporter Christine Schwab is not most people. She managed to keep her illness a secret for years, even as a recurring guest on Live with Regis & Kelly, Oprah!, The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight, and elsewhere. She juggled her career with a thrilling personal life in Hollywood: married to Shelly Schwab, then the president of television distribution at Universal Studios, she traveled, dined with celebrities, and met presidents of the United States. How could she allow a devastating disease associated with aging and disfigurement to take over her life? Rather than let it, she hid it-a skill learned well in childhood. In Take Me Home from the Oscars, Schwab openly speaks of her arthritis for the first time, looking to her past for clues of how she managed the deception, but also of lessons learned when she could no longer hide. A turning point came when she had to leave her tenth-row Oscar seat because she was in too much pain to sit for even a moment longer. From her nineteen-year journey through the UCLA Medical Center to the exhilaration of more than twenty years of appearing on national television, Schwab's voice is at once smart and friendly. The reader will root for her at every step, and cheer when, through medication, she ultimately finds remission
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Midwest
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Schwab, Christine
Dewey number
616.7/227
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Schwab, Christine
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Women journalists
  • Fashion editors
  • Television journalists
  • Image consultants
  • Electronic books
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
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adult
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Take me home from the Oscars : arthritis, television, fashion, and me, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781626368835
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12354685
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MWT12354685
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Take me home from the Oscars : arthritis, television, fashion, and me, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781626368835
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12354685
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12354685
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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