Here Comes Trouble

Stories from My Life

By Michael Moore; Michael Moore (Read by)
(Grand Central Publishing, Compact Disc, 9781600244698)

Publication Date: October 25, 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Compact Disc

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Description

Michael Moore-Oscar-winning filmmaker, bestselling author, and the nation's official provocateur laureate-is back, this time taking on an entirely new role, that of his own meta-Forrest Gump.





Smashing the autobiographical mold, Moore presents twenty-four far-ranging, irreverent, and stranger-than-fiction vignettes from his own early life. One moment he's an eleven-year-old boy lost in the U.S. Senate and found by Bobby Kennedy; and in the next, he's inside the Bitburg cemetery with a dazed and confused Ronald Reagan. Fast-forwarding to 2003, he stuns the world from the Oscar stage by uttering the words "We live in fictitious times . . . with a fictitious president" in place of the usual "I'd like to thank the Academy." And none of that even comes close to the night the friendly priest at the seminary decides to show him how to perform his own exorcism.

Capturing the zeitgeist of the past fifty years, yet deeply personal and unflinchingly honest, HERE COMES TROUBLE takes readers on an unforgettable, take-no-prisoners ride through the life and times of Michael Moore. Alternately funny, eye-opening, and moving, it's the book he has been writing-and living-his entire life.




About the Author

In addition to his work as a mega-bestselling author, Michael Moore is an award-winning director. He lives in Michigan.




NPR
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

In his new memoir, Here Comes Trouble, the filmmaker behind Roger & Me shares vignettes from throughout his life, including his early interest in becoming a Catholic priest and his days as a young supporter of Richard Nixon. More at NPR.org

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