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Book details
  • Genre:SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SubGenre:Women's Studies
  • Language:English
  • Pages:150
  • eBook ISBN:9781483515571

A Stripper's Handbook

An Ethnographic Portrait of Seven Exotic Dancers

by Siren d'Lore

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Overview
This book is a rare look into the lives of seven exotic dancers. It examines the taboo topic of female sexuality for sale. The author is a seasoned stripper who interviewed several of her colleagues, and compiled their stories into an ethnographic format. This is an honest and raw account on what it is that strippers do in their professional world and how this can affect them in their personal lives. This is an excellent read for women who are looking to get into the industry, have already been working in the adult entertainment industry, and for anyone curious about what it is that strippers really think about their job.
Description
This book is a rare look into the lives of seven exotic dancers. It examines the taboo topic of female sexuality for sale. The author is a seasoned stripper who interviewed several of her colleagues, and compiled their stories into an ethnographic format. The text offers a honest account of what it is that strippers take on in their professional lives. Many of the issues that come up with sex work are examined throughout the text. Sex work is highly stigmatized in the USA due to the countries overtly puritanical belief system. Exotic dancers are some of the brave few who venture outside of this. Due to the authors experience in the industry she cuts right to the core of many issues helping to illuminate what really goes on in the dark underworld of the strip club. There is no sugar coating here. If you ever wondered what it is like to work as a stripper, this is the book for you.
About the author
Siren has worked as an exotic dancer for the last 10 years. She graduated from a state college earning her Liberal Arts Degree focusing on research writing, human sexuality, and editing. She continues to dance in a strip club in the United States. She is passionate about women's rights and rights for sex workers.
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