Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution


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An astonishingly brave memoir of prostitution and its lingering influence on a womanu2019s psyche and life.

u201CThe best work by anyone on prostitution ever, Rachel Moranu2019s Paid For fuses the memoiristu2019s lived poignancy with the philosopheru2019s conceptual sophistication. The result is riveting, compelling, incontestable. Impossible to put down. This book provides all anyone needs to know about the reality of prostitution in moving, insightful prose that engages and disposes of every argument ever raised in its favor.u201D u2015Catharine A. MacKinnon, law professor, University of Michigan and Harvard University

Born into a troubled family, Rachel Moran left home at the age of fourteen. Being homeless, she was driven into prostitution to survive. With intelligence and empathy, she describes the exploitation she and others endured on the streets and in the brothels. Moran also speaks to the psychological damage inherent to prostitution and the inevitable estrangement from oneu2019s body. At twenty-two, Moran escaped the sex trade. She has since become a writer and an abolitionist activist.

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