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The Happy Hooker Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 14, The Business of Pleasure Summary

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Chapter 14, The Business of Pleasure Summary and Analysis

Chapter Fourteen deals with the monetary concerns of operating a brothel. Xaviera gives specific values for every aspect of the business, from what she typically charges different johns based on their incomes and requirements to the typical income a madam can take in per week. She says that she can generally trust her employees to be honest about how much they charge, partly because the johns will later volunteer that information. Xaviera receives rent from the girls who live in her brothel, which helps her pay her expenses. She keeps a red book detailing the johns she serves, which girls they see, and how much they are charged and has Larry, her boyfriend, collect on bounced checks. One of her main expenses is bounced checks that are never paid. Even greater than that is the expense of...

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