The Scorpion's Sweet Venom: The Diary of a Brazilian Call Girl [NOOK Book]

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"If I'm going to be a prostitute, I refuse to be an ordinary one."
Known to her clients as "Bruna the Surfer Girl," Surfistinha is the beautiful 17-year-old Brazilian run-away from a middle class family who detailed online her three years working as a prostitute in a posh Brazilian suburb. Her candid and explicit entries on life as a high-class call girl caught the attention of millions and set off a vigorous national debate about sexual identity, values, and practices. As a ...
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The Scorpion's Sweet Venom: The Diary of a Brazilian Call Girl

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Overview

"If I'm going to be a prostitute, I refuse to be an ordinary one."
Known to her clients as "Bruna the Surfer Girl," Surfistinha is the beautiful 17-year-old Brazilian run-away from a middle class family who detailed online her three years working as a prostitute in a posh Brazilian suburb. Her candid and explicit entries on life as a high-class call girl caught the attention of millions and set off a vigorous national debate about sexual identity, values, and practices. As a result, Bruna became an immediate celebrity, the Paris Hilton of Brazil. Here, in The Scorpion's Sweet Venom, she draws back the sheets to reveal the whole story. Bruna writes passionately about her estranged family, her out-of-control drug use, her unbridled sexuality, and her unusual adventures in the world's oldest profession. "I have seen and done everything," she confesses. "There is nothing left that scares me."
Part memoir, part cautionary tale, part sex guide, Bruna brings to life the raw, desperate and dangerous underbelly of the Brazilian sex trade, and shares outrageous advice for the bedroom, like what men really want but are too afraid to ask. Provocative, seductive and unforgettable, The Scorpion's Sweet Venom is the vivid account of a young girl's life on the street, and a fearless expression of human sexuality.
Bruna Surfistinha is the pseudonym of a now twenty-something Brazilian prostitute who attracted the attention of the Brazilian public after she published sexually charged diary entries on her blog, brunasurfistinha.com. She currently lives in Sao Paolo.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608196067
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 10/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 440,332
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 7.75 (h) x 0.68 (d)
  • File size: 174 KB

Meet the Author

Bruna Surfistinha grew up in Sao Paulo. She left school at 17 and became a high-class call girl. She also wrote about her life on her web diary which became a sensation in Brazil receiving over 20,000 hits a day. Bruna is now a 21-year-old just-retired call girl who plans to settle down with her boyfriend (a former client) and is going to university to read psychology. This is her first book and has already sold over quarter of a million copies in Brazil.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2006

    Daring! Realistic! Corageous!

    I read the book in Portuguese, it is excellent however, some understood that her story made prostitution look like something easy and glamorous . For those, note that there is a lot of sadness and drug use in the middle, and our protagonist is just somebody who made the best of her life experiences.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2006

    Very good, very graphic but excellent.

    I just finished reading the book but I read it in Spanish although it is my first language it cost me a bit of trouble to understand some of the story. I really love reading non-fiction stories, especially those that narrate personal experiences. This book is no exception, I chose this book and have no regrets. 'Bruna's' story will get you hooked from the first page. Her story tells you about prostitution, drug addiction and the secrets about men that maybe never crossed our minds. You will enjoy this book, I recommend it.

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  • Posted January 28, 2011

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    An Interesting Read!

    Sure, if you are looking for a profound sociological or psychological work, then this book is not for you! However, this book is interesting and funny and rather enjoyable! The author is a "sweet" girl, but tells all about some of her many sexual encounters (not for children)!

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