Full Service

Full Service : My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars

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Scotty Bowers, a dashing young ex-Marine exuding sex appeal, arrived in Hollywood in 1946 and quickly caught the attention of many of the town's stars. Working out of a gas station on Hollywood Boulevard, Bowers soon became the go-to guy for anyone looking for a bespoke sexual partner; no matter how outlandish the tastes, Scotty could find someone for everyone...

In his thirty years 'tricking' and arranging tricks for LA's rich and famous, Bowers went to bed with thousands of people and engineered sexual liaisons of all flavours for countless more.

Full Service is the ultimate guilty pleasure, revealing for the first time the shadow lives of the people who created popular culture, told by the man who was so central to fulfilling their desires.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 163 x 241 x 28mm | 600g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Main
  • 1x8pp b/w plate
  • 1611856078
  • 9781611856071
  • 715,086

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"I have known Scotty Bowers for the better part of a century. I'm so pleased that he has finally decided to tell his story to the world. His startling memoir includes great figures like Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn. Scotty doesn't lie---the stars sometimes do---and he knows "everybody.""---Gore Vidal
"Scotty Bowers's memoir is a jaw-dropping firsthand account of closeted life in Hollywood during the '40s and '50s. The wholesome image of the post-war American family was acted, written, directed and designed by people for whom such a life was never possible and Bowers writes about their pain and brilliance with the childlike wonder of Chauncey Garndner. Turner Classic Movies will never quite look the same."---Griffin Dunne, Actor/Director
"They said he'd never talk -- but at long last, the legendary Scotty Bowers has told his story, with all the honesty, compassion and insight that made him a confidant of movie stars, directors, billionaires, and politicians.t
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About Lionel Friedberg

Scotty Bowers moved to LA after WWII and spent years as a bartender, confidante and gigolo to a host of Hollywood icons. Now eighty-eight years old, Bowers still works as a bartender at private functions in Hollywood. Lionel Friedberg is an Emmy Award-winning producer, director and writer.
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3 33% (1,251)
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