Synopses & Reviews
Tricks and Treats: Sex Workers Write About Their Clients is a book of insightful and intense accounts by sex workers who look squarely into the eyes of their clients, the sex industry, and society as a whole. Sex workers constantly tell each other bar-stories to rant, to brag, to process. In Tricks and Treats, these conversations, usually private, become public. Not another why-I-became-a- prostitute book, this book turns the tables to the buyers of sex. Tricks and Treats is a window into sex workers' lives and look at the lives of their clients, the sex industry, and society as a whole.
This book is a powerful collection of tales of sex workers as they are constantly forced to negotiate the dangerous intersections of money, power, sex, desire, and intimacy as a part of their livelihood. Through this fascinating book, readers will examine a cross section of male, female, and transgendered sex workers from diverse backgrounds as they reveal their commercial, cultural, emotional, sexual, (il)legal, and even spiritual relationships with their clients.
A book of accounts by sex workers which offers a window into their lives and the lives of their clients, the sex industry and society as a whole.