In Praise of Unsuitable Lovers
Dramatic, humorous and satirical, In Praise of Unsuitable Lovers follows the amatory adventures of a New England Preachers kid from her first sexual liaison as a twenty year old College Senior through an arc of sexual evolution revealed within the tapestry of social and political change Stand alone chapters include life with a Paranoid Physicist, acting in Hollywood , exotic dancing in San Francisco and LA, and a traumatic abortion in Mexico City before relocation to New York City and further adventures. In Manhattan, a role in an Off-Broadway interracial play is followed by a brief marriage to a Seminole C&W singer, attendance at the Woodstock Festival, a march on Washington, an LSD experience, sex on an oil tanker with a Welsh ships Officer, and involvement with the Womens Movement before a gradual return to academic pursuits. Chapters include memories of such well known individuals as physicist Eugene Wigner of the Manhattan Project, actors Jeff Corey and Leonard Nimoy, LSD entrepreneur Owsley Stanley III, stripper Jennie Lee, Black actor/director DUrville Martin, and Psychedelic artist Peter Max.
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