X-Rated: the story of a porn star [NOOK Book]

Overview

In 1983 author Wesley Gurion was invited to spend several days on the set of a major adult film shoot. It was a one-time experience that afforded a glimpse into a world rarely seen. His contact was “Enid,” an extraordinary young woman who had been his friend and who had drifted into the world of pornography, where she had become, under an assumed name, a star. This Wesley Gurion short, “X-Rated” describes the experience of those sordid but compelling days of filming, as well as recalls in detail the unforgettable...
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X-Rated: the story of a porn star

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Overview

In 1983 author Wesley Gurion was invited to spend several days on the set of a major adult film shoot. It was a one-time experience that afforded a glimpse into a world rarely seen. His contact was “Enid,” an extraordinary young woman who had been his friend and who had drifted into the world of pornography, where she had become, under an assumed name, a star. This Wesley Gurion short, “X-Rated” describes the experience of those sordid but compelling days of filming, as well as recalls in detail the unforgettable Enid herself. Off set was “X” legend, John Holmes, while onset were such stars as Ron Jeremy and Tom Byron. Rated “T” for tasteful, this piece will both inform and illuminate, with its light cast on a world not too often experienced by outsiders.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016704388
  • Publisher: Three Stars Press
  • Publication date: 5/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 352,645
  • File size: 911 KB

Meet the Author

Wesley Gurion was born in Hollywood, California in 1955. He has lived, worked and written in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Miami, and London. He is the author of numerous books, novels, and “shorts,” pieces on a wide variety of topics. To each of these he brings his own original style and outlook. Currently he is back in Hollywood, writing his weekly series of “Hollywood Shorts,” soon to be available on Nook.

Please look for Nook editions of these outstanding Wesley Gurion novels:

CHAMPTOWN. A sprawling and epic work, Champtown is a Hollywood story unlike any other. Set in a fictitious section of Los Angeles (Champion Valley) the novel spins a complex tale of rich and poor, desperation and ambition, violence and beauty. In CHAMPTOWN we encounter characters from across the spectrum of society, from the hellish streets of its inner city to the lavish movie mogul estates of Studio Ridge. We meet people and customs from invented countries and encounter a Hollywood background that weaves the real with the fictitious. If you read nothing else this year, you must read CHAMPTOWN, Wesley Gurion’s masterwork.

THE HALLOWEEN KING. Small time inventor Garson Shriner has created the “Flash Mask,” a Halloween novelty that may just revolutionize the industry! But it has been stolen by the world’s biggest Halloween supply company! Just when Garson decides he needs a professional criminal to retrieve his invention, a fleeing bank robber jumps into his car at gun point! Now things get interesting! Join Garson Shriver and bank robber Johnny Race as they take on the mighty Halloween King in a classic story of plot twists and surprises. “The Halloween King” is a crime caper written with originality and style. Another Gurion adventure!

WESLEY GURION’S HOLLYWOOD SHORTS. Join author Wesley Gurion for in in-depth exploration of Hollywood, its history, its myths, its ghosts, the astounding power it has held over our hopes and dreams for over a century. Written in Hollywood itself, each week will be a different adventure as we examine the potency of Hollywood’s myth-making, sometimes journeying back in time to meet such legends as Clark Gable, Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe and Orson Welles. Discover old Hollywood and new in this fascinating and thought provoking series. Only 99¢ each!
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