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Paid for : My Journey Through Prostitution
by Rachel Moran


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"The best work by anyone on prostitution ever, Rachel Moran's Paid For fuses the memoirist's lived poignancy with the philosopher's conceptual sophistication. The result is riveting, compelling, incontestable. Impossible to put down.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"The best work by anyone on prostitution ever, Rachel Moran's Paid For fuses the memoirist's lived poignancy with the philosopher's conceptual sophistication. The result is riveting, compelling, incontestable. Impossible to put down. This book provides all anyone needs to know about the reality of prostitution in moving, insightful prose that engages and disposes of every argument ever raised in its favor." --Catharine A. MacKinnon, law professor, University of Michigan and Harvard University

Born into a troubled family, Rachel Moran left home at the age of fourteen. Being homeless, she was driven into prostitution to survive. With intelligence and empathy, she describes the exploitation she and others endured on the streets and in the brothels. Moran also speaks to the psychological damage inherent to prostitution and the inevitable estrangement from one's body. At twenty-two, Moran escaped the sex trade. She has since become a writer and an abolitionist activist.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393351972
  • ISBN-10: 0393351971
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: September 2015
  • Page Count: 320
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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Books > Social Science > Prostitution & Sex Trade
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Women
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs

 
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