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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09  ·  rating details  ·  78 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Funny, unorthodox, and shockingly erotic, this scrapbook of Sprinkle's life as a pleasure activist, tracing her evolution from Ellen Steinberg, Nice Jewish Girl, to Annie Sprinkle, High Priestess of Porn. Originally published by Art Unlimited (Amsterdam, 1991). 150 photos. Size D.
Paperback, 216 pages
Published May 13th 1998 by Cleis Press (first published May 13th 1991)
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Andrew
Interesting as a biography and as the story of one woman's journey from prostitute to porn star to performance artist, but her overly-rosy view of the sex industry doesn't jive with me, and I am a hard sell on the notion that simply shocking people constitutes art. The pictures make this a book not to be read in public.
HeavyReader
Wow! Wow! Wow!

I read this book years ago. I read Jessica Goodman's copy when we were housemates, and I enjoyed it so much.

Annie Sprinkle is a hoot and a holler, and I admire her so much.

All sex radicals and pleasure activists should read this book!
Bethtub
So helpful to read. Thank goodness I don't have to choose between the whole interpersonal, multidimensional experience of being and hot sex. I read this way back in 1999 of something, and it was marvelous. It still is!
Camille
Annie might be one of the most sexually sensational lady ever! This is a quick read with lots of fun pictures and stories of radical sexuality. I love it.
Terese Matheson
Interesting documentary of Annie Sprinkle , leaving her Ellen of no substance behind, and blossoming into a radiant , orgasmic and lushious adult film star ,
Malcolm
Oct 29, 2007 Malcolm rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: sex workers
Life-changing.
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