It's Not Necessarily Not the Truth (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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America knows Jaime Pressly as Joy Turner, the feisty cheatin' ex-wife of Earl Hickey on the NBC hit show My Name Is Earl. Like her character, the Emmy Award-winning actress is, at heart, a smart, vibrant, small-town Southern girl. In this humorous and honest book, she recalls her journey from Kinston, North Carolina, to Hollywood, California, to motherhood, and the fortitude it took to make her dreams come true, including separating from her troubled past, overcoming her own bad choices, and dealing with success when it finally came her way.

Pressly speaks openly of her extremely colorful family and of her growing understanding of how their lives have been shaped by larger forces, including prejudice, power, privilege, love, loss, and longing. She shares how the lessons she learned from their lives impacted her own journey and helped her succeed where so many others have failed.

Inspiring, heart-wrenching, and laugh-out-loud funny, It's Not Necessarily Not the Truth offers a slice of American life sure to touch the hearts of readers everywhere.

  

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Review: It's Not Necessarily Not the Truth: Dreaming Bigger Than the Town You're From

User Review  - D. George - Goodreads

Jaime has a lovely writing voice, and it was fun (and sometimes sad) to read her stories from her youth and her North Carolina. This book allows you to see Jaime the human, rather than just Jaime the ... Read full review

Review: It's Not Necessarily Not the Truth: Dreaming Bigger Than the Town You're From

User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

This isn't any big shocker, no dirty secrets revealed, it's almost not really an autobiography. It's more a collection of stories from her life, in kind of chronological order, as "told" to her newborn baby boy. It was an interesting read for a summer afternoon. Read full review

Contents

story
1
celebrity
10
redemption
22
escape
46
place
75
friends
86
emancipation
105
green
118
language
151
tribe
164
wait
178
face
186
joy
199
men redux
213
truth
224
mama
236

men
130
relay
138
acknowledgments
241
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About the author (2009)

Jaime Pressly is an Emmy Award-winning actress. She currently plays the popular character Joy on the Thursday night NBC comedy hit My Name Is Earl.

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