The Resource Stand by your truth : and then run for your life!, Rickey Smiley with Charisse Jones

Stand by your truth : and then run for your life!, Rickey Smiley with Charisse Jones

Label
Stand by your truth : and then run for your life!
Title
Stand by your truth
Title remainder
and then run for your life!
Statement of responsibility
Rickey Smiley with Charisse Jones
Creator
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""I'm very passionate about everything that I do and I don't play any games. I just keep it honest. I don't put on airs. That's the only way you can be. If you tell one lie, you've got to tell another lie. I'm cool with who I am. What you see is what you get." Stand-up comic. Single dad. Radio personality. TV star. Prankster. Producer. Community activist. Man of faith. Visit a church, comedy club, college campus, or barber shop, and you'll find few people who aren't familiar with, or fans of, Rickey Smiley. At least four million listeners in over eighty markets tune in every weekday morning to hear him banter with his radio show crew, hilariously prank call an unsuspecting listener, and perform skits etched by his one-man cast of characters including "Lil' Darryl," "Beauford," and "Joe Willie." But in between the rapid-fire jokes, hip-hop beats, and celebrity dish are flashes of how Rickey views the world, from the challenges of raising children, to the importance of education, to the need to always stand in your own truth. After more than two decades in the spotlight, Rickey is finally ready to delve more deeply into the opinions he voices ever-so-briefly on the air, riffing on those issues that his listeners, viewers, and fans find most important. Stand by Your Truth is part memoir, part testimonial, and part life guide, mixing Rickey's down-home humor with the values he learned from being raised by three generations of elders, steeped in the Baptist church, and mentored by some of the most celebrated comics in the entertainment industry today"--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Smiley, Rickey
Dewey number
  • 792.702/8092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.S565
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jones, Charisse
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smiley, Rickey
  • Comedians
  • Conduct of life
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
  • HUMOR / Form / Essays
Target audience
adult
Label
Stand by your truth : and then run for your life!, Rickey Smiley with Charisse Jones
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9781501178610
Lccn
2017033485
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)975365573
  • 1668385
  • (OCoLC)ocn975365573
  • 1668385
Label
Stand by your truth : and then run for your life!, Rickey Smiley with Charisse Jones
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9781501178610
Lccn
2017033485
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)975365573
  • 1668385
  • (OCoLC)ocn975365573
  • 1668385

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