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An experienced tanner, using the palm reader's clairvoyance in reverse, can study the lines and markings on a cowhide as ... [Read more]

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"Stories of the World's Oldest Profession in 19th Century Santa Cruz County"

Fallen Angels of Front Street, Part 2


"Maria" was a tough little Irish lass who worked the saloons of Santa Cruz for a dozen years. Her free wheeling life style was a source of ..." [More]

Excerpted from Harlots and Whorehouses: Fallen Angels of Front Street, Part 2 by Phil Reader