Men Are Stupid . . . And They Like Big Boobs: A Woman's Guide to Beauty Through Plastic Surgery

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Simon and Schuster, Dec 30, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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Red-carpet fashion laureate, comic icon, and outspoken superstar Joan Rivers is uniquely qualified to talk about plastic surgery -- because she's one of the few celebrities unafraid to admit to the world what she's "had done" to keep looking so great. Now, in this no-holds-barred book, she gives women straight-talking advice on better living through looking better.

Joan Rivers' abiding life philosophy is simple: in the appearance-centric society of the twenty-first century, beauty is key -- especially where men are concerned. Men like pretty women. And so, getting something lifted, tightened, adjusted, or removed is as fundamental as wearing makeup or using hair conditioner; it's become something we do to make ourselves look better. Now, for any woman considering her options, Joan Rivers takes the mystery out of cosmetic surgery with a practical overview, aided and informed by the country's top plastic surgeons, of almost every single cosmetic procedure legally performed in America today. She takes readers step-by-step through these entire processes, from fi nding the right doctor to the bruising truth about recovery and the facts about cosmetic surgery's very real risks.

But don't worry -- there's dish, too. Filled with Rivers' personal anecdotes about life under the knife, Men Are Stupid...And They Like Big Boobs is also rife with Hollywood gossip about who's done what and how often. Part comic musing, part bitch-fest, and part hands-on advice, this is a bracingly funny, wildly frank, and genuinely passionate argument for a woman's right to do whatever it takes to be beautiful, to feel better about herself, and most of all to be happy -- not only with who she is, but who she wants to be. Throughout the book, Joan Rivers is right there, guiding and encouraging with no apologies, no excuses, and absolutely no shame. Take it from the woman who enjoys having it all -- done.

  

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Funny & full of everything you ever wanted to know

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The book was Joan through and through. It was very funny, but filled with the exact kind of information you'd be looking for -for any kind of cosmetic procedure. She tells you how to find a good dr ... Read full review

Contents

Welcome to My World
1
Hello Doctor
15
Botox Baby
37
Plump It Up Lips
53
Youre So Smooth Skin
81
More Where You Want It Less Where You Dont Hair
99
Wrinkleerasing collagen Restylane Juvéderm and other fillers you need
106
About Face Lifts
115
Bobbing for Noses
169
Sucks to Be You Lipo
187
Cutting Out the Middle
207
Eyes Wide Open
225
Arm and a Leg
243
Body and face of a thirtyyearold limbs of Mother Teresa? Extreme makeovers
261
Vaginal rejuvenation and butt lifts Also how to work out your vagina
277
Copyright

When You Care Enough to Send Your
135

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About the author (2008)

Joan Rivers is a force of nature--and one of the hardest working celebrities in the world--comedienne, bestselling author, Tony-nominated actress, playwright, screenwriter, motion picture director, columnist, lecturer, syndicated radio host, Emmy Award-winning talk show host, jewelry designer, Red Carpet fashion laureate, businesswoman, and mother and grandmother.

Valerie Frankel had published fourteen novels, four non-fiction titles, and one memoir. Her titles include: Thin Is The New Happy, The Best You'll Ever Have, Fringe Girl, Hex and the Single Girl, The Accidental Virgin, and Smart Vs. Pretty.

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