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The Best American Erotica, Volume 9: Ropeburn | [Susie Bright, Jamie Callan, Maggie Estep]

The Best American Erotica, Volume 9: Ropeburn

In The Best American Erotica 2002, Maggie Estep relates the surprising sexual happenings in a detox clinic, Francesca Lia Block explores the aquatic fantasies haunting a surfer, and Ernie Conrick introduces a tennis star and sex symbol who surrenders to an unusual coach. In these 23 stories you will also find cutting-edge work from other luminaries and from the Internet, where the next wave of erotica has matured into some of the most enticing writing around.
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Publisher's Summary

Featuring erotic stories by Maggie Estep, Francesca Lia Block, J.T. Leroy, and Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley.

In The Best American Erotica, Volume 9, the late Maggie Estep relates the surprising sexual happenings in a detox clinic, Francesca Lia Block explores the aquatic fantasies haunting a surfer, and Ernie Conrick introduces a tennis star and sex symbol who surrenders to an unusual coach.

Included in this collection:

  • "Joe” by Maggie Estep
  • "Mer” from Nymph by Francesca Lia Block
  • "Driving Lesson” from Sarah by J. T. Leroy
  • "Stiletto” by Lucy Taylor
  • From Horse Heaven by Jane Smiley
  • "Homewrecker” by Poppy Z. Brite
  • "Ganger (Ball Lightning)” by Nalo Hopkinson
  • "When to Use” by Stacey Richter
  • "Night Train” by Nell Carberry
  • "Ropeburn” by Anne Tourney

Previously published as Best American Erotica 2002.

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Introduction ©2002 Susie Bright; (P)2006 Audible, Inc.

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    All I can say is that 'The Best of American Erotica' has come along way since 2002. I'm a fan of the books in general, which is why I decided to purchase this, however didn't find it as erotic as the later versions. In fact, I found very little erotic in this edition.

    I wouldn't recommend it.

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    I walk after dinner most nights.. I love to listen to stories that will keep me going .... DUH a hot story will always do that :)

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