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Bigger Is Better: Real-Life Wisdom from the No-Drama Mama

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GO BIG OR GO BIGGER andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Everything about Angela and#8220;Big Angand#8221; Raiola is larger than life: her lips, her 36JJ breasts, and especially her personality! In a lifestyle guide as genuine and fun as Big Ang herself, the star of VH1and#8217;s andlt;Iandgt;Mob Wives, andlt;/Iandgt;called the showand#8217;s and#8220;den motherand#8221; by the andlt;Iandgt;New York Times, andlt;/Iandgt;serves up the hilarious and poignant wisdom sheand#8217;s learned while running her bar, raising her family, and dating made men. Big Ang has rules to live by for beauty, food, family, friendship, and more. Here she is . . . andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;ON HER KILLER BOOBS: andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;I was on vacation with my family in the Catskills when out of nowhere, this bat flies right into my chest and then falls splat on the ground. Turned out, he died on impact. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;ON FAMILY TRADITIONS: andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Every Sunday, we do a feast for fifteen to twentyfive people. Last week, we went through seventy-five meatballs. Even by my familyand#8217;s standards, thatand#8217;s a lot of balls. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;ON DIETING: andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Swearing off lasagna to lose weight? You might fit into smaller jeans. But youand#8217;re still the same personand#8212; except hungrier and bitchier. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;ON HOBBIES: andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Would I rather cook for people or have sex? No hard-and-fast rule there. But I will say this: Cooking is andlt;Iandgt;always andlt;/Iandgt;satisfying.

Synopsis:

GO BIG OR GO BIGGER

Everything about Angela “Big Ang” Raiola is larger than life: her lips, her 36JJ breasts, and especially her personality! In a lifestyle guide as genuine and fun as Big Ang herself, the star of VH1’s Mob Wives, called the show’s “den mother” by the New York Times, serves up the hilarious and poignant wisdom she’s learned while running her bar, raising her family, and dating made men. Big Ang has rules to live by for beauty, food, family, friendship, and more. Here she is . . .

ON HER KILLER BOOBS:

I was on vacation with my family in the Catskills when out of nowhere, this bat flies right into my chest and then falls splat on the ground. Turned out, he died on impact.

ON FAMILY TRADITIONS:

Every Sunday, we do a feast for fifteen to twentyfive people. Last week, we went through seventy-five meatballs. Even by my family’s standards, that’s a lot of balls.

ON DIETING:

Swearing off lasagna to lose weight? You might fit into smaller jeans. But you’re still the same person— except hungrier and bitchier.

ON HOBBIES:

Would I rather cook for people or have sex? No hard-and-fast rule there. But I will say this: Cooking is always satisfying.

Synopsis:

Big Ang, the popular and voluptuous star of VH1’s hit series Mob Wives, delivers a collection of anecdotes on what she knows best: style, family, peace-keeping, and fried veal.

VH1’s hit show Mob Wives follows six Staten Island women after their husbands or fathers are arrested and imprisoned for crimes connected to the Mafia. Since joining the show in the second season, Big Ang has become known and beloved for her raucous laughter, her size J-breasts, and her loyalty. She brightens every scene she’s in with her witticisms—and distinctive voice—and she always encourages the Mob Wives to get along with each other.

The New York Times calls her the “Den Mother” to the Mob Wives, and the truly likeable Big Ang views it as her duty to lead them. As she says, “I'm in my fifties, they are in their thirties. I’m going to teach them manners.” Filled to the brim with colorful anecdotes and her unique wisdom that she’s learned from running her bar, raising her kids, and dating made men, this entertaining and charming book demonstrates just why bigger is better.

About the Author

andlt;b andgt;Big Ang andlt;/bandgt;joined the cast of VH1and#8217;s andlt;i andgt;Mob Wivesandlt;/iandgt; in its second season and instantly became the showand#8217;s biggest star, thanks to her distinctive look, her infectious laugh, her irrepressible witticisms, and her personal lifestyle code: NO DRAMA. The niece of Salvatore and#8220;Sally Dogsand#8221; Lombardi, a deceased captain of the Genovese crime family, Big Ang was born and raised in Brooklyn. The doting mother and grandmother owns The Drunken Monkey, a popular bar on Staten Island, where she lives with her Pomeranian puppy, Little Louie, and stars in her own VH1 spin-off series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781451699609
Author:
Raiola, Angela Big Ang
Publisher:
Gallery Books
Author:
Big Ang
Author:
Raiola, Angela "Big Ang"
Author:
Raiola
Author:
Raiola, Angela
Author:
Angela
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
no photos
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in

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Product details 240 pages Gallery Books - English 9781451699609 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , GO BIG OR GO BIGGER

Everything about Angela “Big Ang” Raiola is larger than life: her lips, her 36JJ breasts, and especially her personality! In a lifestyle guide as genuine and fun as Big Ang herself, the star of VH1’s Mob Wives, called the show’s “den mother” by the New York Times, serves up the hilarious and poignant wisdom she’s learned while running her bar, raising her family, and dating made men. Big Ang has rules to live by for beauty, food, family, friendship, and more. Here she is . . .

ON HER KILLER BOOBS:

I was on vacation with my family in the Catskills when out of nowhere, this bat flies right into my chest and then falls splat on the ground. Turned out, he died on impact.

ON FAMILY TRADITIONS:

Every Sunday, we do a feast for fifteen to twentyfive people. Last week, we went through seventy-five meatballs. Even by my family’s standards, that’s a lot of balls.

ON DIETING:

Swearing off lasagna to lose weight? You might fit into smaller jeans. But you’re still the same person— except hungrier and bitchier.

ON HOBBIES:

Would I rather cook for people or have sex? No hard-and-fast rule there. But I will say this: Cooking is always satisfying.

"Synopsis" by , Big Ang, the popular and voluptuous star of VH1’s hit series Mob Wives, delivers a collection of anecdotes on what she knows best: style, family, peace-keeping, and fried veal.

VH1’s hit show Mob Wives follows six Staten Island women after their husbands or fathers are arrested and imprisoned for crimes connected to the Mafia. Since joining the show in the second season, Big Ang has become known and beloved for her raucous laughter, her size J-breasts, and her loyalty. She brightens every scene she’s in with her witticisms—and distinctive voice—and she always encourages the Mob Wives to get along with each other.

The New York Times calls her the “Den Mother” to the Mob Wives, and the truly likeable Big Ang views it as her duty to lead them. As she says, “I'm in my fifties, they are in their thirties. I’m going to teach them manners.” Filled to the brim with colorful anecdotes and her unique wisdom that she’s learned from running her bar, raising her kids, and dating made men, this entertaining and charming book demonstrates just why bigger is better.

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