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Nobody puts Patrick in a Corner

Advantages: An account of an amazing life filled with talent
Disadvantages: It will upset some - but less so than many books of its kind

...Millions of Women Can't be Wrong When Patrick Swayze’s character Johnny Castle ran his fingers down the arm of Jennifer Grey’s character ‘Baby’ in the 1980s film Dirty Dancing, women watching in cinemas around the world let out a collective groan of ...

koshkha 07.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Time of My Life - Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi

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The Time of My Life.....I certianly did!

Advantages: Inspirational
Disadvantages: Hard to put down

...was a very sad day when I discovered that Patrick Swayze had lost his battle against cancer, the odds were against him, but I thought that, like in the movies, it might have a happy ending. Sadly that wasn't to be. I have to admit I did cry ...

jinxyjo 01.10.2009 · Read full review
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'The Time of My Life' written simply, no frills and a great read!

Advantages: Simply written, very believable, humbling and uplifting
Disadvantages: None

...I have been a great fan of Patrick Swayze since the 80s but especially since he starred in Dirty Dancing. I was given this book as a Christmas present and quite simply couldnt put it down until I had finished it. The introduction to the book starts in ...

shellshorses 31.12.2009 · Read full review
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Great insight to Gok !

Advantages: real story and honesty
Disadvantages: n/a

...I regularly watch Gok Wan on television on How to look good naked and Gok’s Fashion Fix, as I am always watching his shows for inspiration on how to dress, so for Christmas my sister purchased me his Autobiography, Through Thick and Thin. As much as I ...

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Review of Through Thick and Thin: My Autobiography - Gok Wan

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Gok Wan - from overweight teenager to fashion guru

Advantages: True story written with feeling
Disadvantages: Not sure about the recipes inbetween chapters!

As a long term fan of Goks work with overweight and unconfident women, I was intrugued to learn more about this man who is so at ease with women and who can makesuch amazing changes to others' lives..... Its a story of triumph in the face of adversity an ...

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