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Published by Playboy Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sex.,
  • Pleasure.

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Essays from Playboy.

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Other titlesPlayboy (Chicago, Ill.)
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LC ClassificationsHQ21 .P87
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5709681M
LC Control Number70184749

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