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Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars. Scotty Bowers and Lionel Friedberg Hardcover


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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Grove
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1611856078
  • ISBN-13: 978-1611856071
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.9 x 23.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 621 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,424,738 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Shirley James on May 12 2012
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not sure why I ordered this, but have found 2 typos and I'm only at Page 48; was the other person involved not editing this?Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars he could at least have spelled Katharine Hepburn's name correctly, and if he's claiming some sort of friendship with the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, he should know that he was never called "Eddie", his name was David ... not sure if I'll go much further - and how true is it?
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Naughty tell all of a gas station attendant who became intimate with many of the gay/bisexual male superstars in the Movie Industry of the days gone by. Writing style is hilarious and goofy and the stories will make your head spin. Who knew who was sleeping with who? And who knew all those leading men were busy leading men in to their bedrooms for all night male on male adventures. Enjoyable romp in the sack with the men of the Silver Screen.
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This ties in neatly with Scotty Bowers' book Full Service, wherein is recounted a lifetime of enthusiastic prostitution that began at 10 years of age. Bowers and Vidal were friends for decades and Bowers may have been Vidal's role model for the concept of fluent bisexuality. Not only did Vidal provide a laudatory quote for the cover of Full Service, but the launch party on February 8, 2012 was the very last public appearance that the dying Vidal could muster the strength to make. Teeman has a near perfect description of Full Service in In Bed with Gore Vidal that is as good, or better, than any review I could create after gleefully diving into Full Service's salacious and delicious pages:

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I am not entirely convinced that everything Scotty Bowers claims is true. It is quite graphic, so be forewarned and prepared--this is not a jaunty little tale of who slept with whom. If the claims in this story are true, then Hollywood was a pansexual playground--and the movies it produced had nothing in common with the stories it created--neither on screen or around the lives of its stars.
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By Edward Druckman on April 29 2013
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An easy read, but I wonder how much of it is true, as all the players are dead, Fun to read
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By K. Tucker on Oct. 31 2012
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The most disturbing thing about this book is that the author chronicles many instances of his being molested as a child as young as 8 by neighbors and priests, and paints it all in a positive light, as if child molestation was just good, clean fun. He also makes no connection between a childhood of being used as a sex object by a multitude of adults, and his later hypersexuality and pansexuality.
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By jordonogletree on Aug. 26 2012
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Great book that tells the truth. Very interesting. I would highly recommend this book to anyone. Also well worth the money.
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