Delacorte Press, 1987, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
VI, 306 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements. Pearl gray coloured endpapers. 1/4 blue cloth spine with gilt titles. 3/4 black coloured boards. Some spotting to the top text block edge and the front fore edge has been hand cut. A previous owner has placed the number 1096 and the date 30/11/89 to the top edge of the front paste-down. Some marks and rubs to the book panels. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of the Ingres painting " Odalisque " against a gilt and blue background with blue titles to the front panel and blue in gilt titles to the backstrip. Author photograph to the rear dustwrapper panel. Minor rubbing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges and minor fading to the backstrip region. A novel about psychiatry and sex therapy and of the sex surrogates; those trained professionals who help the sexually dysfunctional " .. who guide, demonstrate, and teach people with low sexual self-esteem how to enjoy intimacy." -- from the front fold over panel. There is a cost however for these professionals, they are not seen as what they are, but as prostitutes and as easy targets for retribution and harassment. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; ISBN: 0385295561. ISBN/EAN: 9780385295567. Inventory No: 0106632.