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Whip Smart: A Memoir

Whip Smart: A Memoir

ISBN: 0312561024

Title: Whip Smart: A Memoir

Author: Melissa Febos

KDL Description:

BIOGRAPHY FEBOS

A dark, wild and powerful memoir about a young woman’s transformation from college student to professional dominatrix. In poetic, nuanced prose she charts how unchecked risk-taking eventually gave way to a course of self-destruction. As she recounts crossing over the very boundaries that she set for her own safety, she never plays the victim.

Amazon Description:

A dark, wild, powerful memoir about a young woman’s transformation from college student to professional dominatrix

While a college student at The New School, Melissa Febos spent four years working as a dominatrix in a midtown dungeon. In poetic, nuanced prose she charts how unchecked risk-taking eventually gave way to a course of self-destruction. But as she recounts crossing over the very boundaries that she set for her own safety, she never plays the victim. In fact, the glory of this memoir is Melissa’s ability to illuminate the strange and powerful truths that she learned as she found her way out of a hell of her own making. Rest assured; the reader will emerge from the journey more or less unscathed.