Kim Rich was an ordinary girl trapped in an extraordinary childhood, someone who dreamed of going to parties and getting good grades while living in an afterahours hell of pimps and con men. Kim Rich longed for normalcy, yet she was inescapably her father's child, and she had no choice but to grow up fast. Her mother was a stripper and Bagirl: her father was a major player in the underworld of Anchorage, Alaska in the sixties, a city flush with newfound oil money. Only after her father was gruesomely murdered and Kim became a journalist was she able to fill in the missing pieces of one American dream gone horribly wrong. Kim's true story is a tale of a woman's search for her parent's secrets. What she finds is both shocking and tragic, but in the end she's able to discover her true self amid the remnants of her parents' lost lives.When my father finally opened his own store, he sold a few Kirby vacuum cleaners, the Swedishmade Husqvarna sewing machines, and Brother sewing machines and typewriters. He told me with pride about how Husqvarna started nearlyanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Graphic Arts Books - 1999-09-01|