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The Happy Hooker Book by Xaviera Hollander

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The Happy Hooker: My Own Story

Xaviera Hollander is a Dutch author and former call girl who is best known for her 1971 memoir, The Happy Hooker: My Own Story. In the book, she detailed her experiences working as a sex worker in Amsterdam Red Light District.

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While the book was initially met with criticism, it ultimately became a best-seller and made Hollander a household name. In the years since, she has continued to write about her sexual exploits, and has also become involved in sex education and activism.

Today, Xaviera Hollander is widely regarded as one of the world’s most famous call girls, and her story continues to fascinate and titillate readers around the globe.

Xaviera Hollander (born on 15 June 1943) is the best-selling Dutch writer of all time. She is internationally more famous than Mata Hari, all thanks to The Happy Hooker Book of which more than 15 million copies have been sold globally.

The History of The Happy Hooker

Xavier Hollander have worked as a prostitute & madam in the late sixties and beginning of the seventies in New York City – right in the middle of the sexual revolution. In the 70’s, American news papers headlined: “Happy Hooker Now Earns 1000 Dollar an Hour”.

In The Happy Hooker Book: my own story – Xaviera openly describes her experiences as a sex worker. She stated: “One of the unusual clients I’ve had was Alfred Hitchcock“.

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The Happy Hooker Book

is the frank and humorous autobiography of a convenient businesswoman. A picaresque novel about an enthusiastic feminist that successfully defends her own position as a sex worker. Vivaciously written, shamelessly exciting, courageous and liberating. For Xaviera Hollander, The Happy Hooker Book was about her profession, it was a book about her life, but for millions who read it, it was an awakening!

Is The Happy Hooker Still Happy?

In 2012, the Independent interviewed Xaviera Hollander and published this article that describes the current life of the famous Dutch writer.

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