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    Vanessa Del Rio: Fifty Years of Slightly Slutty Behavior (Taschen Artists Edition) (Mixed media product)(English / French / German) By (author) Dian Hanson

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    DescriptionBack in 1974, the sexual revolution was in full swing and the adult entertainment business was on the verge of becoming Big Business. "Deep Throat" had created America's first porn star in 1972, but by 1974 Linda Lovelace was already retired and the industry was seeking the next big thing. Vanessa del Rio should have been that thing, except in 1974 there were no ethnic sex stars. Undeterred, Vanessa took any role they'd give her, because, amazingly, she was there for the sex more than the money. Fans, awed by her ferocious onscreen sexuality, made her a top box office draw and America's first Latina star. Retired since 1986, Vanessa del Rio remains a sexual icon who cuts across all ethnic boundaries. What her fans don't know is that her real life was, and is, as wild as anything she did on film. In this sumptuous over-sized volume, "TASCHEN" celebrates a remarkably candid, confident and exuberantly sexual woman. Presented through Vanessa's own archive, in her own words, is a life at once shocking, titillating, amusing, and inspiring. And because paper and ink can't do justice to a personality this big, an original two-hour DVD documentary is included. If you aren't already convinced, this book will end all doubt that there could ever be another woman like Vanessa del Rio.


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    Title
    Vanessa Del Rio
    Subtitle
    Fifty Years of Slightly Slutty Behavior
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dian Hanson
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 640
    Width: 300 mm
    Height: 300 mm
    Thickness: 152 mm
    Weight: 7,711 g
    Language
    English
    French
    German
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783822846513
    ISBN 10: 3822846511
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BISAC V2.8: PER004000
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    BISAC V2.8: PER004030
    B&T General Subject: 625
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023030
    DC22: 779.28
    BISAC V2.8: SOC034000
    Abridged Dewey: 778
    LC classification: TR
    DC22: 791.4301
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15890
    Libri: FOTO2500, P0039727
    Edition statement
    Crumb ed (litho)
    Illustrations note
    zahlreiche farbige Abbildungen
    Publisher
    Taschen GmbH
    Imprint name
    Taschen GmbH
    Publication date
    01 July 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Cologne
    Author Information
    Dian Hanson is TASCHEN's Sexy Book editor and long time friend of Vanessa del Rio's. As a 25-year veteran of men's magazine publishing she edited titles including Puritan, Oui, Outlaw Biker, Juggs, Big Butt, and Leg Show. Her most recent books for TASCHEN include Dian Hanson's History of Men's Magazines six volume set, The Big Book of Breasts, Richard Kern's Action and The New Erotic Photography.
    Review quote
    "She is a person I dreamed about having sex with as a kid. She should go in the hall of fame for best sex scenes in the eighties."-Snoop Dogg "Her whole body and whole gestalt is so amazing. She was the real thing and not being seen, not being recognized. A true Amazon." - R.Crumb."