Before "Sex and the City" and Viagra, America relied on William Masters and Virginia 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.
For Ages: 18+ years old
Number Of Pages: 415
Published: 26th September 2013
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.5 x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Media tie-in