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Sex as a Sublimation for Tennis: From the Secret Writings of Freud Paperback – January 5, 1985


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company; illustrated edition edition (January 5, 1985)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0894809121
  • ISBN-13: 978-0894809125
  • Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,549,055 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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If you're a normal, red-blooded American, you prefer tennis to sex-and Freud always knew you'd come to consider the size of the racket more important than the size of anything else. The famous doctor suppressed his findings because of a morbid fear of white shorts, but now his secret papers have been discovered. This book explains the conclusions he hid and reveals man's true basic drive: getting a court in prime time.

Complete with case studies, photographs, personal correspondence and seminal doodles.

Theodor Saretsky, Ph.D., is a training analyst and clinical professor at the Postdoctoral Institute, Adelphi University. He doesn't win at tournaments, but he doesn't feel guilty.


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