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by Alexandra Highcrest

Download At Home on the Stroll : My Twenty Years As a Prostitute in Canada ePub
  • ISBN 0676970532
  • ISBN13 978-0676970531
  • Language English
  • Author Alexandra Highcrest
  • Publisher Random House of Canada, Limite; First Edition edition (1997)
  • Pages 250
  • Formats lrf txt lrf rtf
  • Category Biography
  • Size ePub 1143 kb
  • Size Fb2 1997 kb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 724

Book by Alexandra Highcrest

Alex became Alexandra, which she deals in some part in this book and continues to prostitute herself. Contrary to what most seem to think, according to M's Highcrest, most prostitutes are not drug addicted or stupid, they are looking at the economics of prostitution

Alex became Alexandra, which she deals in some part in this book and continues to prostitute herself. Contrary to what most seem to think, according to M's Highcrest, most prostitutes are not drug addicted or stupid, they are looking at the economics of prostitution. Certainly a prostitute can make more money in 8 hours of work than most other jobs will pay - definitely the upside to prostitution. Of course, the downside is no health insurance, no protection under the law, no vacations or sick time. M's Highcrest covers these aspects as well as many others

Alexandra Highcrest has written a book unlike anything else I've ever read. Professor John Lowman, School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University "At Home On the Stroll is an electric mix of journalism and drama.

Alexandra Highcrest has written a book unlike anything else I've ever read. Her tough and fascinating tales of the sex trade are filled with humour, intelligence and extraordinary frankness. For me, she humanizes prostitutes and demolishes a lot of preconceived notions about prostitution. At Home On the Stroll belongs on a shelf by itself. So original and informative you can't put it down. The Star Phoeni. more).

By alexandra highcrest. Alfred a. knopf canada,1997. With its provocative title, the depiction of personals ads on its cover, and chapter headings like "Let Your Fingers Do the Walking" and "Tricks of the Trade," Alexandra Highcrest's memoir of her career as a prostitute wastes no opportunity to exploit its sensational subject. Using her own story as a narrative backbone (she fell into prostitution as a reliable source of income while working her way through university in the 1970s), Highcrest dissolves many widely-held myths about prostitution.

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my twenty years as a prostitute in Canada. 1st ed. by Alexandra Highcrest. Published 1997 by . Prostitution, Biography, Prostitutes. Knopf Canada in Toronto.

At Home on the Stroll: My Twenty Years As a Prostitute in Canada As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As a Girl. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, 2000.

At Home on the Stroll: My Twenty Years As a Prostitute in Canada. As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As a Girl.

AMERICA'S "highest-earning" legal prostitute has revealed what life is. .Meghan flees to Canada where she left Archie as Harry holds 'crisis talks'.

AMERICA'S "highest-earning" legal prostitute has revealed what life is really like working in a brothel. Alice Little, who works at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada, US, says her job is "stigmatising, degrading, difficult, and the best thing I’ve ever done with my life.