In a very bad wood,There was a very bad house.And in that very bad house,There was a very bad room.And in that very bad room,There was a very bad cupboard.And in that very bad cupboard,There was a very bad shelf.And on that very bad shelf,There was a very bad box.And in that very bad box,There was a VERY BAD BOOK...AND THIS IS IT!!!
In an attempt to please her friends, sixteen-year-old Dallas goes along with their plan to rob a convenience store and when her father refuses to allow her to come home, she is sentenced to six months in the Girls' Rehabilitation Center.
In a world of trendsetting film icons, few are more familiar than Mae West. Yet for all her public controversy, West is also a mystery. Marybeth Hamilton combines elements of biography, cultural analysis, and social history to unmask West and reveal her commercial savvy, willpower, and truly shocking theatrical transgressions.
"This short, easy-to-read book... has a great potential to improve the way clinicians understand the process of breaking bad news." -- Annals of Internal Medicine "At last, we have a wise, useful, readable textbook on the communication of unpleasant information." -- New England Journal of Medicine
They're fine fellows, really, but put them in front of a camera and they have no problem convincing audiences they're despicable, degenerate and mean. They're the villains of the Westerns, the men we love to hate.