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When the stewardess brought me off the plane in a wheelchair, I lowered my head. I was too scared to even look at my father. I didn't want to see the disappointment and horror on his face. All that hate I had accumulated for him over the years, all the resentment against him for not understanding what I was going through, just released with the tears.
"So, where are your parents?" the stewardess asked me after a few minutes. "I can't wait here with you much longer."
I looked up and wiped my eyes. My father was standing ten feet away. He didn't even recognize me.
In the underbelly of Las Vegas, a cesspool of warring biker gangs and seedy strip clubs transformed the gawky, brace-faced Jenna Massoli into the bombshell Jenna Jameson. Today, Jenna Jameson is the biggest star in the history of adult movies, consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful women alive. But behind the glamour and the meteoric rise to fame was a path paved with tragedy and heartbreak. As a teenager drawn into a chaotic world ruled by rape, abuse, and murder, Jenna plunged into a downward spiral of addiction, even as she became one of the most photographed women in adult magazines.
Determined to overcome this past, Jenna rebounded in the adult-film business, where she encountered sadistic directors, experienced lovers of both sexes, amorous celebrities (from Howard Stern to Marilyn Manson to Tommy Lee), bitter rival starlets, and finally, glory, as she went on to become the biggest porn star the world has ever seen. But her struggle for happiness did not end when the accolades began. For years she wrestled with her resentment at her estranged father, the loneliness of growing up from the age of two without a mother, and her enduring childhood desire to find a man who could give her the security and love she never had.
Her unforgettable memoir is many things at once: a shocking sexual history, an insider's guide to the secret workings of the billion-dollar adult-film industry, and a gripping thriller that probes deep into Jenna's dark past. An unparalleled exploration of sexual freedom, How to Make Love Like a Porn Star ventures far beyond the flesh, into the heart-shredding tragedies and adrenaline-pumping triumphs of a woman who has already lived a hundred lifetimes. Always witty and humorous even as she faces the demons of her past, Jenna offers hilarious anecdotes about one of the most controversial businesses in history, and shares outrageous advice, including her ten commandments of dating and sex, how to become a "suitcase pimp," and how to make it in the business as a female (or a male).
Add to this never-before-seen photographs from Jenna's private collection and others taken exclusively for this book, and the result is certain to be one of the most talked-about books of the year.
Thank you Jenna for sharing your amazing story.
If you are like me (or every guy I have talked to) and wondered about being a porn star, reading this book will definitely make you reconsider.
Despite the book's name, How to make love like a porn star, the book is an autobiography of the life of Jenna Jameson.
this book would change my mind. A cautionary tale indeed.
While Jenna's voice throughout the book was pragmatic and showed very little self-pity, I found her story to be... Read more
I've never been a porn aficionado, but I once saw a Biography show on Jenna Jameson and enjoyed it and admired her for turning what usually is a male dominated industry into one... Read morePublished 16 days ago by JKlimek
Great so happy! Great service. Love this book can't put it downPublished 23 days ago by Allison Rybicki
A lurid tale of a young woman growing up in a hard environment and entering an industry that consumes personalities. Read morePublished 24 days ago by David Waggoner
Loved this book! It is very well written and really keeps you hooked.Published 1 month ago by MindyB
Jenna Jameson is a Very inspiring and powerful women I loved every minute if this book I can relate toPublished 1 month ago by Alexa Pierce
Just didnt like the part that is just a conversation transcript. That lost me!Published 2 months ago by amber
Interesting, entertaining, and well-written. Too bad eBooks can't be lent to friends like printed books can :/Published 2 months ago by Elisabeth Haworth