This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare

This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare

by Gabourey Sidibe

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Overview


The Oscar-nominated Precious star and Empire actress delivers a much-awaited memoir—wise, complex, smart, funny—a version of the American experience different from anything we've read.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781328915801
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 264,158
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 810L (what's this?)

About the Author


GABOUREY SIDIBE is an award-winning actress who is best known for the title role of Precious. She has since starred in American Horror Story: Coven, Difficult People, and as Becky on Fox’s smash-hit sensation Empire, and recently made her directorial debut with the short film The Tale of Four. She was born in Brooklyn and raised in Harlem, New York.

Table of Contents

1 Claw-foot Tub and Mermaid Tail 1

2 Virgin fo' Life 11

3 Why You Shouldn't Marry for a Green Card 22

4 A Psychic Told Me So 42

5 #BlackGirlMagic 50

6 Make a Wish 62

7 Parade of Ugly 73

8 A Door of One's Own 82

9 Obituary 89

10 Gabourey, But You Can Call Me Gabby 104

11 MYOB: Mind Your Own Body 118

12 Twelve Sixty-six 134

13 Is This a Date? 155

14 Another Psychic Told Me So 175

15 Head of Household 195

16 Senegalese Crown 208

17 Will I Still Be Beautiful When I'm Not Fat? 214

18 Next 231

Acknowledgments 243

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