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Masters of Sex The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love by Thomas Maier
  

Masters of Sex The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love

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Synopsis

Masters of Sex The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love by Thomas Maier

Now a New Showtime Original SeriesShowtime's dramatic series Masters of Sex , starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, is based on this real-life story of sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Before Sex and the City and ViagraTM, America relied on Masters and Johnson to teach us everything we needed to know about what goes on in the bedroom. Convincing hundreds of men and women to shed their clothes and copulate, the pair were the nation's top experts on love and intimacy. Highlighting interviews with the notoriously private Masters and the ambitious Johnson, critically acclaimed biographer Thomas Maier shows how this unusual team changed the way we all thought about, talked about, and engaged in sex while they simultaneously tried to make sense of their own relationship. Entertaining, revealing, and beautifully told, Masters of Sex sheds light on the eternal mysteries of desire, intimacy, and the American psyche.

About the Author

Thomas Maier is the author of the critically acclaimed Dr. Spock: An American Life, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year The Kennedys: America's Emerald Kings, which was adapted into a Warner Home Video documentary and Newhouse, which won the Frank Luther Mott Award for Best Media Book. An award-winning investigative journalist at Newsday, he lives with his wife and three sons in Long Island, New York.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th July 2013

Author

Thomas Maier

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Publisher

Basic Books an imprint of The Perseus Books Group

Format

Paperback
440 pages

Categories

Biography: general

ISBN

9780465079995

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