Almost everyone has heard of Traci Lords, the underage "porn queen" who was busted by the FBI when she was in her teens after posing for numerous adult magazines and starring in a collection of pornographic videos. With her autobiographical story Underneath It All , Traci seeks to explain her life and ultimately come to terms with it herself. She recalls with unbelievable clarity specific situations, details and even conversations from as early as six years of age. It was this same boyfriend who got Traci her first job as a nude model, the beginning of her short but infamous career in pornography. Traci goes on to tell of her years in the adult industry starting when she was barely a teenager , her drug abuse and her relationships with older, abusive men. She also tells of the FBI bust that made her into the object of national gossip and her long struggle to rise above her "porn queen" reputation and heal her fractured life. It took years for Traci to come to grips with her past, beat her addictions and be at peace with herself, although the reader is left with some doubt that she has achieved this by the closing of the book. However, you will be left with a different impression of Traci than the jaded young porn star the media portrayed her as.
It was reissued as a paperback on June 29, , with an additional chapter and photos. The book primarily details Lords' career in the adult film industry , when she appeared underage in dozens of pornographic films and became one of the most notable pornstars of the s. It also chronicles her childhood, transition to mainstream films and musical career.
The moving, gripping, and tell—all autobiography of Traci Elizabeth Lords, a former child porn queen, electronica maven, and cult movie and TV star. At 14, Nora Kuzma ran away from home and ended up on the dirty streets of Hollywood. She fell in with a fast crowd, and her dreams of modelling soon landed her a spectacular centrefold in Penthouse magazine, where at 15 she became internationally known as 'Traci Lords'. From there she appeared in numerous adult films and magazines, denying her past and battling a deep addiction to cocaine and men. Three years later she got out. This is her memoir — a tale of loss, redemption, and ultimate survival as Traci Elizabeth Lords takes you into her secretive past, faces her demons, and shares her extraordinary journey of personal growth.
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