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Humble Bastard: A Memoir

ONIKA POINTER

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ISBN 10: 1450212743 / ISBN 13: 9781450212748
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376 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.8in.Have you ever felt like a goldfish in a bowl-the way the goldfish seems to be full of anxiety swimming around in circles as if trying to find a way out In this memoir, author Onika Pointer discusses how she felt like a goldfish in a bowl for most of her life, and she demonstrates how she learns to take responsibility for her own happiness. Granddaughter and great niece of the famous singing group, The Pointer Sisters, Onika was born at the peak of the groups success. In Humble Bastard, she talks about the privileges and advantages afforded to her as a result of her familys stardom. But this memoir also addresses how some of that privilege came with pain. Abused by her mother both physically and emotionally for seventeen years, Onika reveals the darkness in her life-weight issues, suicide attempts, homelessness, a tragic accident, and the deaths of those close to her. Endowed with a sixth sense that allows her to see past time and before time, Onika looks within herself, discovers personal strength, and prevails. Humble Bastard speaks to those in similar situations and demonstrates that hopes, goals, and inner peace are all attainable. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781450212748

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Title: Humble Bastard: A Memoir

Publisher: iUniverse

Binding: Paperback

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Have you ever felt like a goldfish in a bowl-the way the goldfish seems to be full of anxiety swimming around in circles as if trying to find a way out? In this memoir, author Onika Pointer discusses how she felt like a goldfish in a bowl for most of her life, and she demonstrates how she learns to take responsibility for her own happiness.

Granddaughter and great niece of the famous singing group, The Pointer Sisters, Onika was born at the peak of the group's success. In Humble Bastard, she talks about the privileges and advantages afforded to her as a result of her family's stardom. But this memoir also addresses how some of that privilege came with pain. Abused by her mother both physically and emotionally for seventeen years, Onika reveals the darkness in her life-weight issues, suicide attempts, homelessness, a tragic accident, and the deaths of those close to her.

Endowed with a sixth sense that allows her to see past time and before time, Onika looks within herself, discovers personal strength, and prevails. Humble Bastard speaks to those in similar situations and demonstrates that hopes, goals, and inner peace are all attainable.

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Onika Pointer has been writing poetry and short stories for eleven years. She is the first-born granddaughter to Ruth Pointer of The Pointer Sisters. Pointer lives in Hollywood, California, and is now working as a film actress and spends her time auditioning, writing, and volunteering at a homeless shelter.

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