Assuming the Position: A Memoir of Hustling

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Da Capo Press, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 179 pages
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Rick Whitaker divulges the complex reasons that drove him to prostitution and reflects on the cost of a life of half-truths and emotional lies. With an unsentimental eye, Whitaker chronicles his descent and eventual resolution.
  

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Review: Assuming the Position: A Memoir of Hustling

User Review  - Richard Jespers - Goodreads

A memoir of hustler. Touching, plain speaking prose. Whitaker makes one thing very clear. Hustling is bad for the human spirit, yet he overcomes its addictions to survive (and flourish, I hope). Read full review

Review: Assuming the Position: A Memoir of Hustling

User Review  - Goodreads

A memoir of hustler. Touching, plain speaking prose. Whitaker makes one thing very clear. Hustling is bad for the human spirit, yet he overcomes its addictions to survive (and flourish, I hope). Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Rick Whitaker is the author of "Assuming the Position: A Memoir of Hustling" and "The First Time I Met Frank O'Hara: Reading Gay American Writers." He is Concerts and Theatre Manager of The Italian Academy at Columbia University, New York.

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