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Neon Wasteland On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

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Introduction

Chantelle's New Job

This is a real blue-collar place. At first I thought it was pretty weird that you came here to write a book about us, because I always thought that women with PhDs and all, well, they don't usually come into a place like this. I guess it's different for you, because you grew up like all of us did and so you understand why our lives are the way they are. So this isn't a place