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Sugar Girls & Seamen: A Journey Into the World of Dockside Prostitution in South Africa Henry Trotter

Sugar Girls & Seamen: A Journey Into the World of Dockside Prostitution in South Africa

Henry Trotter

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ISBN : 9781770095755
Paperback
242 pages
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Illuminating 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 seamens nightclubs--plusMoreIlluminating 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 seamens 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.