By Phonse Jessome
Annie Mae Wilson was once nineteen years previous at the evening she died. After 5 years operating the streets of Nova Scotia, she had chanced on a brand new pimp and lower ties with grocery store bag boy Bruno, who had referred to as himself her guy. Bruno was once livid and demanded to be compensated. whilst Annie Mae refused, he misplaced his mood and killed her with a unmarried punch. humans like Bruno name prostitution “The Game,” and Annie Mae lost.
Annie Mae was once certainly one of twenty-two prostitutes killed in Canada in 1992, sufferers of an oppressive process of terror and violence that frequently results in dependancy, rape, and demise. during this groundbreaking piece of investigative journalism, Annie Mae’s tale is eventually instructed, besides these of alternative younger women stuck within the vice of prostitution.
Impeccably researched and engagingly written, this actual crime account from veteran reporter Phonse Jessome techniques a tricky topic with no judgment. hoping on first-person testimony from prostitutes and their pimps, Jessome explores an aspect of contemporary existence that few humans have obvious yet which nobody can come up with the money for to ignore.
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