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Jul 05, 2012 Ryan Holiday rated it really liked it
I don't even remember how I chanced upon this one but I'm glad that I did. It was written in 1971 about prostitution in America, specifically addressing what life hustling sex for money is like. Sheehy's reporting is an example of real, phronetic social science. The author takes the subjects as they are, looks at what they're actions mean for the rest of us and never lets her own disposition color the work. She is critical and honest, a surprisingly rare feat in books like this. Too often the ...more
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Sheehy's expose on prostitution.
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Gail Sheehy is an American writer and lecturer, most notable for her books on life and the life cycle. She is also a contributor to the magazine Vanity Fair.

Her fifth book, Passages, has been called "a road map of adult life". Several of her books continue the theme of passages through life's stages, including menopause and what she calls "Second Adulthood", including Pathfinders, Spirit of Surviv
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