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Fanny Hill
John Cleland's Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
Putnam edition, 1963
Fanny Hill
Banned for years as obscene, this book became available (in some
parts of the country, at least) after a 1966 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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Posted by Duff at 4:34 pm (PST) on Wed March 10, 2010   
I think it was still banned in New York, where I lived, in 1966. But that summer my family went on a long road trip across the country, and I think my parents picked up a copy in Maryland. I found and read it, of course.

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