AUTHOR: Antonia Crane
PUBLISHER: Rare Bird Books, A Barnacle Book
DATE: February 24, 2014
Spent: A Memoir
by Antonia Crane
A small town girl leaves her troubled family and starts stripping — which introduces her to a community that keeps her sober and saves her life — but a roller-coaster lifestyle ensues. She gets drugged, does enema shows, and unionizes the club. When she tries to quit and go to graduate school, her mother is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Broke and broken, she returns to sex work, which leads to her arrest and a new resilience. Spent is a memoir about a woman’s journey through the sex industry, but it’s also a story of family, community, and our constant struggle against loneliness.
Author Antonia Crane identifies as bisexual.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- [coming soon]
Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution
Life Isn’t Binary: On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between book