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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Rating: 3.75* of five The Book Description: 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 ... Read full review

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I don't really know what I expected. Prostitution is, after all, an act so loaded with emotional baggage that it's hard to imagine anyone ringing any new changes on the subject. Unfortunately Whitaker ... 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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