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Love for Sale


Lisa V.Love for Sale
Bethany Branch, February 15, 2008
Lisa V. (Eiseley Branch Library)

Tales of Gentlemen Gigolos and Ladies of the Evening…both fictional and true-to-life!

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by Emma Donoghue

The Crimson Petal and the White
by Michael Faber

Memoirs of a Geisha
by Michael Golden

The Dress Lodger
by Sherri Holman


Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys and the Battle for America’s Soul
by Karen Abbott
306.74 Abb

Painted Love: Prostitution in French Art of the Impressionist Era
by Hollis Clayton
709.34 qCla

The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in 19th Century New York
by Patricia Cline-Cohen
364.152 Coh

City of Eros
by Timothy Gilfoyle
306.74 Gil

The Nye County Brothel Wars
by Jeanie Kasindorf
364.153 Kas

Nell Kimball: Her Life as an American Madam
by Nell Kimball
B K565

Whiskey and Wild Women: An Amusing Account of the Saloons and Bawds of the Old West
by Cy Martin
301.415 qMar

The Story of Chicago May
by Nuala O’Faolain
364.374 Ofa

Soiled Doves: Prostitution in the Early West
by Ann Seagraves
306.742 Sea