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  • Published: 1 September 2004
  • ISBN: 9780099466703
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $19.99

A Round-Heeled Woman




'This is the best book about sex I have read in a long time' Lynne Truss, Sunday Times

'Before I turn 67 - next March - I would like to have a lot of sex with a man I like. If you want to talk first, Trollope works for me.' - Small ad in the New York Review of BooksJane Juska placed her ad in the New York Times and the response was overwhelming. She took a sabbatical from teaching just to have time to respond and meet some of the men - the result is this engaging, funny and utterly frank account of her exploits. It's high time someone revealed the fact that older single people are as eager for sex and intimacy as their younger counterparts. Jane Juska's brave and honest memoir raises eyebrows and blood pressure in what is undoubtedly an inspiring account of one woman's daring adventures in sex and romance.

  • Published: 1 September 2004
  • ISBN: 9780099466703
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Jane Juska

Born in 1933, Jane Juska taught English for more than forty years in high school, in college, and in prison. A Round-Heeled Woman, her first book, made her an overnight celebrity.

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Praise for A Round-Heeled Woman

Real and raunchy!

Elle

A moving meditation on the libido of the pre-baby-boomer, post-menopause generation. In case that sounds forbiddingly high-minded, rest assured that it is also raunchy

Daily Telegraph

This is a memoir that sings with passion not just of the physical kind... A seamlessly wonderful read

Independent

Juska is honest, graphic, funny and moving. What she's got to say is a challenge to our own preconceptions about elderly sex...her story is nothing short of inspirational

Daily Mirror

Well-written as well as funny and brave

Spectator

Sensational and unmissable

Tatler

As brave, as humorous, as straightforward and as economically written as her original ad, which is why she has become a cause celebre, a poster girl for sex in the senior citizenry

Daily Telegraph

Beautifully delineated, funny and moving

Sunday Telegraph

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