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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Eva Jacqueline Longoria Parker (née Eva Jacqueline Longoria; March 15, 1975) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. She became a nationally recognized model in the 2000s after appearing in several high-profile advertising campaigns and numerous ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Eva Jacqueline Longoria Parker (née Eva Jacqueline Longoria; March 15, 1975) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. She became a nationally recognized model in the 2000s after appearing in several high-profile advertising campaigns and numerous men's magazines, reaching #14 in the FHM "Sexiest Women 2008" poll, and having appeared on the cover of various international women's magazines including Vogue, Marie Claire and Harper's Bazaar. Longoria married NBA guard Tony Parker in 2007. Eva Jacqueline Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, the daughter of Mexican American parents, Enrique Longoria, Jr. and Ella Eva Mireles. She was raised Roman Catholic. Longoria is the youngest of four daughters, her sisters being Elizabeth Judina, Emily Jeannette and Esmeralda Josephina. The Longoria family have been Texans since before the creation of the United States predating all the English speaking settlers. Despite working on a farmland that had been handed down to them from past generations, the family often had very little money; Enrique and Ella struggled for many years to give their children a decent upbringing. On The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2006, Longoria shared with viewers an introspective look into the hardships she faced in her formative years while growing up poor; she took cameras on location to the family farm and showed how spartan their life had been. Longoria admitted that only when she had made it in show business, did things begin to look better for her family financially. In another interview with Dateline's Stone Phillips, she also revealed the snubbing she had received from her siblings. "I grew up as the ugly duckling. They used to... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=886579

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157662488
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/5/2010
  • Pages: 194
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.41 (d)

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