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

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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.
 

About Joan Rivers

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Joan Rivers is one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world:an internationally renowned comedienne, Tony-nominated actress, bestselling author, Emmy Award-winning talk show host, playwright, screenwriter, film director, radio host, jewelry designer and cosmetic company entrepreneur, red carpet fashion laureate, businesswoman and a proud mother and grandmother. She lives in New York, NY, and Los Angeles, CA.
 
Published December 30, 2008 by Pocket Books. 316 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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She's an entirely wrinkle-free 75 and helpfully runs through her "procedures": she had her nose thinned while still at college, the bags under her eyes done when in her thirties and her first full facelift in 1975, in her early forties, "a truly major turning point in my life and looks".

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Publishers Weekly

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The Rivers brand of comedy, celebrity gossip, fashion commentary and motivational chutzpa so beloved by her fans is on full display in this guide to elective plastic surgery.

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