Get the inside information on the mammoth cruise ships as you laugh and cry through the autobiography of the woman who made it popular, Jeraldine Saunders, in "Love Boats "(revised and expanded version of "The Love Boats). "This is the book that started the TV series, "The Love Boat," one of the most popular shows in history. That series was full of episodes of humor and pathos, but this book outdoes them all--the amazing stories here are true. Over the years, Ms. Saunders became an international sensation, from being a model for designers such as Mr. Blackwell to accompanying famous stars to public events. She learned palmistry, graphology, numerology and astrology. Then she went to sea. Jeraldine Saunders became the first female cruise director and held this position for a decade. She wrote her experiences in the first edition of this book and came up with the idea for the TV series. The new edition of "Love Boats "expands on the original, making it even better. Read about her experiences: -Mistaking a seaport for the name of a cabin creates a funny but frightful misunderstanding with Mario -The disaster of the heat: 750 passengers, hot weather, and no soap -Wild fights among the musicians--watch out for that flying plate! -Tips about cruising to Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean, including her personal adventures While the cruise industry has always been popular, this book has been credited with increasing the cruise business by 3,000 percent. Filled with photos of Ms. Saunders and other famous personalities, "Love Boats "gives you the chance to find out why going on cruises has become so popular, places you might like to visit, and her entire, amazing story. Get this book for a fun, delightful reading experience.