Fictional Polish-Americans: Barney Gumble, Moe Szyslak, Banacek, Brock Samson, Gran Torino, Ender Wiggin, Alice Pieszecki, Leonard Hofstadter

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 186 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Barney Gumble, Moe Szyslak, Banacek, Brock Samson, Gran Torino, Ender Wiggin, Alice Pieszecki, Leonard Hofstadter, Lucas Wolenczak, Peter Wiggin, Mack Bolan, Stanislaus Valchek, Stanley Zbornak, Ziggy Sobotka, Roland "Prez" Pryzbylewski, Andy Sipowicz, Stanley White, Frank Sobotka, V. I. Warshawski, Valentine Wiggin, Nick Sobotka, Filburt, Michael Stivic, Stosh "Piz" Piznarski, Stanley Kowalski, Polish Wedding, John Paul Wiggin, Hack, Stanley Kowalski, Joey Stivic, Carolyn Barek, Stanley Bukowski, Kaz, Sophie Zawistowski, Billy Blaze. Excerpt: Alice Pieszecki Alice Pieszecki is a fictional character on the Showtime television network series The L Word, shown nationally in the United States . She is played by American actress Leisha Hailey . Alice lives in Los Angeles, California, and mostly hangs out in West Hollywood . During the first seasons, she is often seen with her best friends, Shane McCutcheon (Katherine Moennig ) and Dana Fairbanks (Erin Daniels ). Further into the show, she befriends Helena Peabody (Rachel Shelley ), and has romantic relationships with various of the recurrent lead characters, most notably Tasha Williams (Rose Rollins ). The L Word Character story Background Alice is a journalist for LA Magazine . Among her group of friends, she was the only self-proclaimed bisexual . Her mother Lenore is an actress, and apparently the only one in the family who accepts Alice's sexuality . Alice is estranged from her two siblings, who disapprove of homosexuality, as well as her father, whom she simply describes as "distant." Alice is obsessed with The Chart, a recompilation of all the relationships and one-night stands which she knows of, and how this network of affairs is linked to her. Alice strongly believes everyone is sleeping with everyone else, and her ch...

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