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Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl

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Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl by Tracy Quan
Paperback $13.95
Apr 22, 2003 | ISBN 9780609810101

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Praise

“A high-heeled walk on the wild side, Tracy Quan’s Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl is a nifty trick of a first novel, combining sexual slapstick with luxury-goods, hotel-lobby sociology, exposing female vanity and male self-delusion with equal aplomb. Juggling cell-phone calls and quirky clients, Quan’s Nancy Chan is like a Henry Miller heroine with the meter running, bouncing from one trampoline event to another while always keeping an eye on the bottom line. What will shock many is not the explicit play-by-play action but the knockabout, offhand humor–that’s what shocked people about Henry Miller, too. No artificial sweeteners here: Quan’s adventures in the skin trade deliver a cocktail kick.”
–James Wolcott, author of The Catsitters

“Nancy Chan is a working girl I can totally relate to, recognize–and imagine sharing my clients with. Addictive, entertaining, and fun to read, this book tells it like it is. Tracy Quan reveals trade secrets and shatters a lot of myths, while creating an accurate picture of what it’s like to be a New York call girl at the turn of the millennium.”
–Xaviera Hollander, author of The Happy Hooker

"If you want to know the secrets of the trade, pick this one up." —Jackie Collins

"New York’s latest literary sensation" —The Independent

"Frank, fizzy, and not for the faint-hearted." —Mail on Sunday

"Her sex scenes are delightful" —The Times (London)

"A sassy read about a sparky New Yorker trying to juggle her professional and private life…a startling debut." —The Mirror

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