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By Chelsea Haywood

An introspective trip into the glamorous world—and temptations—of jap nightlife, by way of former version Chelsea Haywood.
The hard-drinking, drug-taking, all-night tradition that dominates Tokyo’s Roppongi district could be a surreal position. Overworked eastern enterprise males can pay handsomely for the prone of a hostess—someone to speak to, a person to supply scorching towels and beverages, and infrequently only a spouse with whom to sing karaoke with all evening. Intrigued via rumors of this unusual way of life and armed together with her 90-day paintings visa and new husband, Matt, Chelsea throws herself into the lion’s den. but what she discovers approximately herself and concerning the population of this nocturnal existence a ways exceeds her expectations.

Hostessing, she involves locate, has “very little to do with intercourse, quite a bit to do with psychology, and not anything to do with prostitution.” Her character and dialog abilities are her best commodity, and Chelsea quick reveals herself charmed through those billionaire males, lots of whom are humorous, clever, even variety, and sometimes, very lonely. yet as she turns into progressively more hooked up to her consumers, Chelsea quickly reveals herself getting burned at her personal online game, because the never-ending offers, compliments, and harmful surroundings of alcohol and medication threaten to take either her marriage, and her sanity, to the sting.

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