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January 14th, 2010

Widerscreenings.com Essay on INCHES

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Widerscreenings.com Essay on INCHES

Australian writer and critic, Robert Cettl, recently reviewed A Life Measured in Inches for his website, widerscreenings.com.  The complete essay is now available at widerscreenings.  Below is a generous excerpt!

John Holmes: a Life Measured in Inches

(a book review by Robert Cettl)

John Holmes: A Life Measured in Inches is the first book by authors Jennifer Sugar and Jill C. Nelson and is a work of considerable scope, ambition and importance in its chosen field.  Indeed Sugar and Nelson have taken a subject inherently problematic – the history and scholarship of the adult film – and rendered it lucidly accessible to all, whether fans of adult material or not and whether male or female. (more…)

John Holmes: A Life Measured in Inches © 2008 Jennifer Sugar and Jill C. Nelson. All Rights Reserved.
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