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Whip Smart

The True Story of a Secret Life

Melissa Febos, Melissa Febos (Read by)

Compact Disc

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (12/6/2021)
Paperback (7/19/2011)
MP3 CD (12/7/2021)
Hardcover (3/2/2010)


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 in Whip Smart 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. Contains mature themes.

Tantor Audio, 9798212123921

Publication Date: December 7, 2021