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This hilariously uplifting memoir follows an Arab American woman's merry life as she shimmies her way from getting dumped by her tattoo-artist boyfriend to coming to grips with being single, ample, and 30. Feeling lost and heartbroken, Anne Thomas Soffee moves back home to Richmond, Virginia. Against the wishes of her extended family and friends, she enrolls in a belly dancing class hoping to heal her heart and reconnect with her Lebanese roots. Her life is never the same after she discovers the riotous world of American belly dancing, a warm and welcoming subculture where younger and thinner are not necessarily better. Wildly funny adventures ensue as a newly confident Soffee embarks on romantic adventures with a domineering sheik and a beautiful Lebanese boy-next-door. Among the zils (finger cymbals) and thrills of attending classes and performing in moose lodges and county fairs, Soffee is surprised to find happiness and true love along the way.

Synopsis:

"Snake Hips" follows an Arab-American woman through her adventures in love and belly dancing.

About the Author

Anne Thomas Soffee is a belly dancer and special education teacher. She has been employed as a bookseller, gas station attendant, heavy metal band wrangler, freelance music journalist, tattoo parlor lackey, and voiceover actress for kung fu movies. She lives in Richmond, Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781556525223
Author:
Soffee, Anne Thomas
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press
Location:
814 N FRANKLIN ST. -2ND FLR
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Dance - General
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Dance - Ethnic
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography-Women
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
266
Dimensions:
8.50 x 5.50 in 0.69 lb

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Arts and Entertainment » Dance » Biographies
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Biography » General
Biography » Women

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