Sinner Takes All: A Memoir of Love and Porn

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Penguin, Dec 31, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
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How does a girl go from being a shy, awkward bookworm to the biggest porn star in the world? In Sinner Takes All, Tera Patrick reveals all, including: her career as an international model; losing her virginity at fourteen to a thirtysomething photographer; learning oral sex techniques backstage at a Guns N' Roses concert; having an orgy with a team of firefighters; her unglamorous job in a nursing home; her first forays into the adult movie business; and how, with her husband's help, she launched her own multimillion-dollar empire.

Along the way, she dishes on the emotional side of being Tera Patrick, writing candidly about her battles with depression and anxiety. She also discusses finding true love and building a healthy marriage, achievements that many consider to be impossible in the world of porn. Featuring hundreds of photos, plus diary pages and scintillating sidebars, Sinner Takes All takes the tell-all to raunchy new heights.

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User Review  - emigre - LibraryThing

Juicy read. Tera Patrick gives readers a voyeuristic look inside her porn star/producer life. She's honest with her faults and failures but also keeps a confident and self-affirming tone in retelling her life-story. Read full review

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User Review  - realbigcat - LibraryThing

Linda Ann Hopkins aka Tera Patrick is no doubt a very beautiful woman and as far as porn stars go she is very succesful. I didn't really know what to expect with this memoir since I was not very ... Read full review


Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Foreword
Idol Worship
The Switch
The Partys Over
Homecoming Scream
Serial Heartbreaker
From Bedpans to Bedrooms
My Arousal
The Storm Before the Calm
What Have I Done?
Dancing Queen
The Birth Of Teravision
Hells Angels Hookers and Wedding Bells
Mr Kookaburra and Mrs Barramundi
ByeBye Vanilla Girl Of Porn
Back to My Roots

Get It Up Get It In Get It Off Get It
The Secrets
A Star Is Porn
Life Is a Porn Movie
Four Reasons
When Tera Met Evan
The First Date
The Happiest Girl in the World
Three Awful Weeks
The Power of Tera
SO You Want to Be a REAL Porn Star?
Mission Accomplished
My Essential Movies
Awards Acknowledgements PHOTO CREDITS

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Borzillo is managing editor at Allstar News.

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