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Author McGowan, Rose, 1973- author.

Title Brave : cult member, runaway, captive, starlet, victim, sex symbol, justice seeker / Rose McGowan. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 251 pages)
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Contents Introduction -- Child of God -- American girl -- Runaway thinker -- Brutality -- Captivity -- It begins -- Death of self -- Circus life -- Televised life -- Destruction -- Ashes to ashes -- Phoenix rise -- Cult of thought -- We are brave -- P.S.
Summary In Hollywood McGowan was continually on display, and stardom soon became a personal nightmare of constant exposure and sexualization. She escaped into the world of her mind, something she had done as a child, and into high-profile relationships. She was supposed to be silent and cooperative and to stay the path. Instead, she rebelled and asserted her true identity and voice. This is her raw, honest, and poignant memoir/manifesto: an exposé about an entertainment industry built on systemic misogyny.-- Adapted from book jacket.
The "Charmed" star and award-winning director traces her childhood escape from an Italian cult and her rise in Hollywood, describing how she endured nightmarish exposure and sexualization before committing herself to feminist causes.
"The surprising and captivating memoir and radical manifesto of one of the most controversial women in Hollywood--actress, activist, musician, director, and all-around feminist badass Rose McGowan"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject McGowan, Rose, 1973-
Actors -- United States -- Biography.
Misogyny -- California.
Actors. (OCoLC)fst00796296
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Misogyny. (OCoLC)fst01023668
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Social life and customs.
California. (OCoLC)fst01204928
California -- Los Angeles -- Hollywood. (OCoLC)fst01312041
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Autobiographies.
Electronic books.
Autobiographies. (OCoLC)fst01919894
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): McGowan, Rose, 1973- Brave New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018] 9780062655981 (DLC) 2017058622 (OCoLC)986970510
ISBN 9780062655998 : $27.99
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