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Juicy: Confessions of a Former Baseball Wife
When nineteen-year-old Hooters trainee Jessica Sekely meets Jose Canseco -- one of the most famous baseball players of his time -- she falls in love with the slugger and everything about him. He is larger than life, from his bulging muscles and multimillion-dollar contract to his huge homes and hot cars. And he is as handsome a man as she has ever seen. But his sprawling h ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 6th 2005 by William Morrow
(first published September 1st 2005)
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I read this book in one day. Not because it was terribly engrossing, it's just a short read. Nevertheless, it was interesting in parts. Jose Canseco is messed up, and Jessica is , or was, the typical woman men like him prey upon. I do wish she had chosen a better title, though she explains why in book, but the title 'Juicy' belies the seriousness of what she went through. I also could've done without the pictures from her modeling career on the front and back covers. They just seemed super chees ...more
It was surprisingly insightful. It was a interesting look at the life of a pro baseball player(and I do mean PLAYER). I was compelled to read it to find out how she gets out of the relationship. Not something that woudl have picked up in the store, but my sister told me I shoudl read it. I was not disappointed.
From Michelle. Interesting. A bit of a soap opera. Naive girl, possibly. But sad kind of marriage for her. Great opportunistic move to put out book after hubby's Juiced. Some good insider info. Not looking to marry anyone in pro sports, though.