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Giveaway: The Body Shop - Paul Solotaroff


Synopsis:
As a scrawny college freshman in the mid-1970s, just before Arnold Schwarzenegger became a hero to boys everywhere and Pumping Iron became a cult hit, Paul Solotaroff discovered weights and steroids. In a matter of months, he grew from a dorky beanpole into a hulking behemoth, showing off his rock hard muscles first on the streets of New York City and then alongside his colorful gym-rat friends in strip clubs and in the homes of the gotham elite. It was a swinging time, when "Would you like to dance?" turned into "Your place or mine?" and the guys with the muscles had all the ladies--until their bodies, like Solotaroff''s, completely shut down.
But this isn't the gloom-and-doom addiction one might expect--Solotaroff looks back at even his lowest points with a wicked sense of humor, and he sends up the disco era and its excess with all the kaleidoscopic detail of Boogie Nights or Saturday Night Fever.
Written with candor and sarcasm, THE BODY SHOP is a memoir with all the elements of great fiction and dazzlingly displays Paul Solotaroff's celebrated writing talen


Thank you to Anna & Hachette Book Group for the giveaway! I have 3 copies up for grabs! Here is what you need to do to enter:

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  1. I am follower!!!! sound liek a great book
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  2. Please include me in your giveaway.
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  3. I am a follower on Google connect.
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  5. I love to work out. But I hate muscle-y looks. Maybe this book would go to the hubby who likes muscles.

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  7. This isn't a subject I know much about, but it sounds like it might be entertaining.

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  8. I was in high school in the 1970s -- and would love to read Paul Solotaroff's memoir :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
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  11. This sounds like a fascinating read.

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  17. This could be a very interesting look at a seventies era lifestyle.
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  25. I was a 70's disco queen & would love to read this. Please enter me, thanks.

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