7 edition of A boy"s own story found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PS3573.H463 B6 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||217 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||217|
|LC Control Number||99057093|
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With searing clarity and unabashed wit, Edmund White’s unnamed protagonist yearns for what he knows /5(85). Part fiction and part autobiography, A Boy’s Own Story is the tale of a youth discovering his homosexuality in the ’s and ’s in America.
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The “extraordinary novel” (The New York Times Book Review) about one boy’s coming-of-age during the s—and one of the most groundbreaking portrayals of gay life in American fiction “The best American narrative of sexual awakening since Catcher in the Rye.”—Chicago Sun-Times Ridiculed by his classmates and beset by aloof parents and a cruel sister.
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The book's More. Coming-of-age in the s and struggling with his homosexuality, a nameless narrator seeks the consolations of a fantastic imagination and fills his head with romantic expectations. His distant, divorced parents exacerbate his hunger for emotional connection, and he endures the unhelpful attentions of a priest and a psychoanalyst.
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Get this from a library. A boy's own story. [Edmund White] -- Coming-of-age in the s and struggling with his homosexuality, a nameless narrator seeks the consolations of a fantastic imagination and fills his head with romantic expectations. His distant. The result is a book of exquisite poignancy and humour that moves towards a conclusion which will allow the boy to leave behind his childhood forever.
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A boy's own story by White, Edmund, Publication date Topics Gay men Publisher Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English "A Plume book." Originally published: New York: Dutton, c Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books.
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