Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Bare by Elisabeth Eaves

Her curiosity began as a teenager, with an awareness of her body and the reaction other people had to it. It continued with the realization that women's bodies often gave them a strange power over men. As an adult, it became a fascination with professional sex workers, leading to a plunge into their world. Bare follows the authora young feminist journalism majorand her fellow dancers through Seattle strip clubs and bachelor parties, exploring in riveting detail Eaves' own motivations and behavior, as well as those of her coworkers, as they make their way through the sometimes exhilarating, often disturbing world of stripping. This compelling, revealing memoir exposes the reader to that world behind the flashing lights, and offers illuminating insights into the reasons women take up this workand how it affects their identities and lives off the job. In its unstinting honesty, Bare demands that we take a closer look at the way sexuality is viewed in our culture; what, if anything, constitutes "normal" desire; the ethics of swapping moneyor anything elsefor sex; and how women and men navigate the perilous contradictions and double standards that make up today's socio-sexual conversation. "

Buy Bare by Elisabeth Eaves from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781580051217
ISBN-10: 1580051219
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Seal Press
Publisher: Seal Press
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Bare by Elisabeth Eaves

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Bare book by Elisabeth Eaves and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Elisabeth Eaves

Wanderlust by Elisabeth Eaves
Paperback, May 2011
$29.33