By Cheryl T. Cohen-Greene
For the previous 40 years, Cheryl Cohen Greene has labored as a surrogate accomplice, assisting consumers to confront, contemplate, and finally settle for their sexuality. during this riveting memoir, Cohen Greene stocks a few of her such a lot relocating instances, and likewise unearths her personal sexual coming-of-age. starting with a inflexible Catholic upbringing within the Nineteen Fifties, the place she was once taught to imagine intercourse and sexual wishes have been unnatural and mistaken, Cohen Greene struggled to reconcile her sexual identity.
An Intimate Life deals a candid investigate the private lifetime of a surrogate companion, interpreting the cultural and emotional ramifications of pursuing anything most folks don't instantly understand.
The memoir opens with Cohen Greene's paintings with Berkeley-based poet and journalist Mark O'Brien, whose essay "On Seeing A intercourse Surrogate" used to be tailored right into a significant movie titled "The Sessions," which used to be published national in October 2012.
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