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Aphrodite and Me: Discovering Sensuality and Romance at Any Age

Jaffe-Longoria, Jeanette; as Told to: Rosetta D. Hoessli

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ISBN 10: 1413452760 / ISBN 13: 9781413452761
Published by Xlibris Corporation, 2004
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Illustrated with photos. Slight crease to the cover. Pages tight, clean, unmarked. Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 010113

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Title: Aphrodite and Me: Discovering Sensuality and...

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Soft

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

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"This is the book that every woman should read." Eleanor Lambert

"No woman enjoys life more than Jeanette Longoria and that joy comes through in every chapter of her sparkling book." Elsa Klensch

"The vision and myth of Aphrodite is a surefire replacement for feminine hormones." Mary McFadden

From Marie Brenner, author of "Great Dames: What I Learned from Older Women", is "a preview of Jeanette at the beginning of her journey to discover her inner Aphrodite. Now Jeanette Jaffe Longoria tells the secrets of her enduring sex appeal and joie de vivre. Here are her Aphrodite lessons, a case study of how a 76 year old mother of seven, grandmother of thirteen, world traveler, hostess and confidante of princes and potentates, has stayed in the game. Her zest inspires."

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At just two years old, Jeanette Longoria decided that her passion in life was to dance, whirling and twirling in the midst of music and beauty. We can only dream of dancing at Julliard to the music that we hear in our hearts. However, that did not happen for Jeanette. Instead, she has spent the last sixty years creating her own musical dance in life. Married to two powerful men, Morris Jaffe and 'Chito' Longoria, Jeanette began drafting her feelings of the song she had in hear heart by giving birth to seven children, six wonderful children with Morris Jaffe and once child with Chito Longoria. Along with raising children, Jeanette has entertained and been entertained all over the world. Included in her lists of friends and acquaintances are loving ties in just about every country on the globe. Later in her life, Jeanette became intrigued by the goddess Aphrodite, defender of women and protector of children. While most people called Aphrodite "The Goddess of Love", Jeanette discovered she was far more than that. During a trip to Cyprus, as she was being photographed walking into a sun-drenched Med Mediterranean Sea, the mythological birthplace of Aphrodite, Jeanette again began to experience the music in her heart that she had heard as a child. This time she would follow her passion. In her book, Aphrodite And Me: Discover Beauty And Romance At Any Age, Jeanette Longoria passes on some of the secrets that she learned from this famous mythical character. These are secrets that she feels comfortable sharing because she believes, as do many others, that Aphrodite was not a myth at all, but a wonderful, loving person. Empires have a way of reducing intelligent, beautiful women to nothing more than art figures or mythical characters, Jeanette claims, but the beauty of love is ethereal and timeless. Inspired by the free spirit and mystery of the exquisite Aphrodite, as well as by the passion of many great women before her, Jeanette Lo

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