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It's Not Necessarily Not the Truth
Jaime Pressly

Dreaming Bigger Than the Town You're From

William Morrow
March 2009
On Sale: March 17, 2009
256 pages
ISBN: 0061454141
EAN: 9780061454141
Hardcover
$25.99
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America knows Jaime Pressly as Joy Turner, the feisty cheatin' ex-wife of Earl Hickey on the NBC hit show My Name Is Earl. Like her character, the Emmy Award-winning actress is, at heart, a smart, vibrant, small-town Southern girl. In this humorous and honest book, she recalls her journey from Kinston, North Carolina, to Hollywood, California, to motherhood, and the fortitude it took to make her dreams come true, including separating from her troubled past, overcoming her own bad choices, and dealing with success when it finally came her way.

Pressly speaks openly of her extremely colorful family and of her growing understanding of how their lives have been shaped by larger forces, including prejudice, power, privilege, love, loss, and longing. She shares how the lessons she learned from their lives impacted her own journey and helped her succeed where so many others have failed.

Inspiring, heart-wrenching, and laugh-out-loud funny, It's Not Necessarily Not the Truth offers a slice of American life sure to touch the hearts of readers everywhere.

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Tavis Smiley - April 1, 2009
Today - March 20, 2009
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon - March 19, 2009
The View - March 19, 2009
Day To Day - March 18, 2009

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