Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Societyby Cordelia Fine. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 2017, 266 pages, $26.95 (hardcover).

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Name: Journal of sex & marital therapy
ISSN: 1521-0715
Pages: 498-500


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