Sex Life of a Copy was written by Oscar Peck and published by Sanford Aday in 1959 under his Saber Books offprint. The Sex Life of a Copy was the only one of seven books published by Aday which was found to be "obscene, lewd, lascivious and filthy" by a jury in Federal Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They convicted the publisher, Sanford Aday, for trafficking in obscenity across state lines to Michigan. Aday received a 25 year sentence and $25,000 fine. In June 1967, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the book was not obscene and the earlier decisions were overturned.
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Preferred Citation:Sex Life of a Copy manuscript, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.