Larry Townsend

Larry Townsend (27 October 1930 – 29 July 2008) was the pseudonymous author (né 'Bud' Bernhardt) of dozens of books including Run Little Leather Boy (1970) and The Leatherman’s Handbook (1972) [1] at pioneer erotic presses such as Greenleaf Classics and the Other Traveler imprint of Olympia Press.

Growing up as a teenager of Swiss-German extraction in Los Angeles a few houses from (June 2008).

His partner of 44 years, Fred Yerkes, passed on July 8, 2006.


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External links

  • , Pop Culture, & the Prime of Mr. Larry Townsend
  • Los Angeles Times Obituary

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