Bettie Page: Aphrodite Rising

Bettie Page: Aphrodite Rising

by Kimberly Ussery

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Overview

The Woman

Bettie Page, coming of age during The Great Depression, is determined to escape poverty and live a life of adventure.

The Goddess

Aphrodite, watching the U.S. from Mt. Olympus, decides to help the nation fling off its Puritanism by bringing them the gift of sexual freedom.

Working Together

The goddess spies Bettie Page, a beautiful, restless young woman with "girl next door" charm and big dreams of independence. Following the rules set down by Zeus, Aphrodite inhabits Bettie to help them achieve their goals. With the Goddess whispering in her ear, she seduces the cameras and becomes America's most iconic pinup model. But, can Aphrodite give Bettie the strength to resist the shaming forces of society or will both Aphrodite and Bettie be defeated by the conservative zeitgeist of the midcentury?



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781735588902
Publisher: Kimberly Ussery
Publication date: 10/15/2020
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Greetings from Mt. Olympus

Chapter 2: Skippin' Class

Chapter 3: Aphrodite Enters

Chapter 4: College Days

Chapter 5: San Francisco

Chapter 6: Star Search

Chapter 7: Freedom

Chapter 8: Birth of Aphrodite

Chapter 9: There's No Place Like Home

Chapter 10: Bohemian Life

Chapter 11: The Discovery

Chapter 12: Camera Clubs

Chapter 13: Men's Magazines

Chapter 14: Florida

Chapter 15: Movie-Rama

Chapter 16: A Year to Remember

Chapter 17: The Apple of Discord

Chapter 18: Aphrodite Exits

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