Author: Henry Trotter
Publisher: Jacana Media
Category: Biography & Autobiography
View: 9627Illuminating the shadowy world of dockside prostitution in South Africa, this account focuses on the women of Cape Town and Durban who sell their hospitality to foreign sailors. Based on 15 months of research at the seamen's nightclubs—plus countless interviews with sugar girls, sailors, club owners, bouncers, and barmaids—this research provides a comprehensive account of dockside rendezvous in one of the busiest cultural intersections of the world. Simultaneously racy and profound, these stories, analyses, and firsthand experiences reveal a gritty world in all its raw vitality and fragile humanity.