The Armed Robbery Orgasm: A Lovemap Autobiography of Masochism

By: Keyes, Ronald W., and John Money

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[nice copy, as-new with no discernible wear; jacket similarly nice, only slight blemish being some light creasing to the rear flap]. "In this unusual autobiographical work, imprisoned paraphiliac Ronald Keyes reveals the psychological and societal factors that contributed to his masochistic tendencies and criminal life." Under the spell of his dominatrix "Connie," who could only achieve orgasm by committing crimes, the author participated in nearly two dozen armed robberies in the Baltimore area during a two-month period in 1984 -- until, "as the final act of their sadomasochistic relationship," Connie turned him in to the cops. (Thanks, mistress!) "Caught and imprisoned, Keyes sought to understand the nature of his sexual drives. What led a successful businessman with a wife and child to abandon his family, take up with a prostitute, and go on a bizarre crime spree that wrecked his life?" This book, I guess, is the answer. (Sounds to me like just an extreme manifestation of the same old story -- i.e., guy-with-brains-in-pants.)

Title: The Armed Robbery Orgasm: A Lovemap Autobiography of Masochism

Author: Keyes, Ronald W., and John Money

Illustrator: Illustrated by (dj design) JJ Chrystal

Categories: Crime and the Law,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Buffalo NY, Prometheus Books: 1993

ISBN Number: 0-87975-856-2

ISBN Number 13: 9780879758561

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj

Seller ID: 15342

Keywords: Abnormal Psychology Sexuality Masochism Baltimore