How does it feel growing up a masochist in a strict religious household?
“God’s Glass” is the life story of Joanie Callahan, a woman born with algophilia, the scientific term for masochism. But Joanie’s masochism isn’t just sexual. It’s all her pleasure that’s tied to pain. She can only experience the highest joys of art, music, love and other things through some measure of pain.
Joanie’s family ostracizes her for this, going so far as to get her an exorcism and get her committed to a psych ward for electro shock therapy.
Joanie’s all alone in the world, until she meets a boxer named Michael who might possibly be just like her...
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