XXX: 30 Porn Star Portraits

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XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits

Published by Bulfinch in 2004

Introduction by Gore Vidal

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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' book XXX features paired portraits (one clothed and one nude) of the top stars in pornographic film. A cross section of straight and gay men and women is represented, from porn legends to rising stars. Featuring: Sunrise Adams, Briana Banks, Belladonna, Seymour Butts, Christy Canyon, Chloe, Nina Hartley, Chad Hunt, Heather Hunter, Jenna Jameson, Jesse Jane, Janine, Ron Jeremy, Jeremy Jordan, Jason Hawke, Kira Kener, Reina Leone, Michael Lucas, Gina Lynn, Ginger Lynn, Mari Possa, Sean Michaels, Sharon Mitchell, Peter North, Tera Patrick, Lukas Ridgeston, Tawny Roberts, Savanna Samson, Aiden Shaw, Lexington Steele, and May Ling Su.

The book also includes 15 short essays on the intersection of pornography and culture by a wide range of distinguished writers. Writers: Francine du Plessix Gray, Karen Finley, Nancy Friday, Nina Hartley, A.M. Homes, Richard Johnson, Wayne Koestenbaum, Adrian Nicole Leblanc, JT Leroy, John Malkovich, Lou Reed, Salman Rushdie, Whitley Strieber, Gore Vidal, John Waters, and Faye Wattleton.

XXX is a landmark artistic work that will contribute to the ongoing debate about the "pornification" of the culture at large.

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