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By Xaviera Hollander Publisher: Dell Publishing Co For many baby boomers, this was their introduction to S E X. Written in the era of free love, it shot straight to the top of the bestseller lists when it was released in 1971, selling more than 15 million copies. “The Happy Hooker” is the behind-the-brothel's door memoir of Xaviera de Vries, who had immigrated to the U.S. in the early ‘60s. Tired of her oh-so respectable job as a secretary at the Dutch consulate, she quit to become a call girl,

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“The Happy Hooker: My Own Story”

By Xaviera Hollander
Publisher: Dell Publishing

For many baby boomers, this was their introduction to S-E-X.

Written in the era of free love, it shot straight to the top of the best-seller lists when it was released in 1971, selling more than 15 million copies.

“The Happy Hooker” is the behind-the-brothel's door memoir of Xaviera de Vries, who had immigrated to the U.S. in the early ‘60s. Tired of her oh-so respectable job as a secretary at the Dutch consulate, she quit to become a call girl, making what she claimed was $1,000 a night. A year later, she opened her own brothel “Xaviera's Happy House” and soon became New York's leading madam.

This was and remains a classic tell-all of the world's oldest profession.

Source: Amazon.com