Smile for the Camera

Smile for the Camera

A Memoir

Book - 2010
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Kelle James left an abusive home at the age of sixteen and went to the best place she could imagine: New York City. She had big plans of becoming a model, but within a week she was homeless and broke. What follows is her exceptional story of trying to make it on her own with nothing to her name and no one to trust. She encounters a string of people who take advantage of her youth and beauty, endures many disappointments and rejections, and has a surprising connection to an infamous murder trial. This sparse narrative of a girl who loses herself before finding her way is not only utterly compelling--it's entirely true.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, c2010.
ISBN: 9781442406230
Branch Call Number: 746.92092 J27j
Characteristics: 392 p.


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wendycj7 Dec 12, 2012

this book is amazing i couldn't stop reading. i really love this book.

shanner409 Jul 18, 2012

Interesting story. Definitely a page-turner. James relates her feelings so well that we almost feel as if they are our own.

Chassie_bro Jul 11, 2012

Though, I thought this would be a slow book because it was a Memoir, I loved it . It was funny, heart warming and surprising.

lauhginglexia Jul 02, 2012

it was a touching ,funny,amazing story ..i loved it

_hollister_ Jun 26, 2012

omg this book is so interesting/shocking/amazing cuz its TRUE!!!


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kiki521 Aug 06, 2012

Kelle born and raised in nashville one day decides that she needs to move on in life and go to NYC. Not knowing that things are tough in the big apple she leaves her hometown to become a model.And life for the teen gets harder and harder but she never regret moving there.This teen gets put through a lot of obstacles that are hard for her to face alone.This book would leave you on an emotional rollercoaster.

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