Picks and Pans Review: Firm Your Fanny

updated 05/26/1980 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/26/1980 AT 01:00 AM EDT

by Elizabeth Moreno

This 31-page manual is devoted to the premise that all women—and men—should have a pear-shaped bottom. How to achieve this cheeky goal? First, look back in horror at your posterior and see which category it fits: (a) bruteous maximus (broad, fat and muscular); (b) curds and weigh (heavy and loose); (c) dangling derriere (small but jelly-like); (d) the "un-bun" (small but sagging). Next, tailor your problem area to a specific exercise like "the rump ramble" or "basic buttocks squeezes." No buts about it, this book is valuable for those concerned with looking good in designer jeans—and other fanny business. The bottom line on Moreno is that she is an exercise teacher in Manhattan. (G.P. Putnam/Perigee Books, $1.95)

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