Secret historian

the life and times of Samuel Steward, professor, tattoo artist, and sexual renegade by Justin Spring

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York

Written in English
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  • Steward, Samuel M,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Gay authors -- United States -- Biography,
  • College teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography,
  • Tattoo artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
  • Sexology -- Research -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Pornography -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJustin Spring.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT275.S6966 S676 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23962240M
ISBN 100374281343
ISBN 109780374281342
LC Control Number2009043086
OCLC/WorldCa459210127

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