When sex, drugs, and escape from success don't kill you, they force you to make a career move.
Crossing the boundaries of literature and sexual culture, The Assistance of Vice tells the story of a New York City woman living on the edge. It's 1983 and she's faced with dilemmas. Choosing from too many women lovers should be easy, and so should making it in the downtown art scene as a photographer. But nothing's easy when you don't trust your talents.
"This classic underground lesbian sex novel from the 1980s is finally reissued! A day-to-day recounting of emotional and sexual risks in the Downtown dyke scene, surrounded by the explosion of AIDS and the implosion of the maverick art world. Degnore was there and knows of what she speaks. A record of a disappeared world with no rules but desire."