A boy's own story

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E.P. Dutton, Incorporated, 1982 - Fiction - 217 pages
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At home, in school, and on the streets, a homosexual teenager moves through comic sexual experiments, isolation, fear, and exciting expectations toward an escape from childhood and a firm sense of self

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I love Edmund White's writing. - Goodreads
Another problem I had with this was the prose style. - Goodreads
That was when the pace started to pick up. - Goodreads

Review: A Boy's Own Story (The Edmund Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Shelter Somerset - Goodreads

To be sixteen again, curled up on a bed devouring a novel in one afternoon! Of course, in 1982--the year ABOS was published--few gay-themed novels were readily available. I was lucky to live in an ... Read full review

Review: A Boy's Own Story (The Edmund Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Al Zaquan - Goodreads

Had some nice bits, but these were almost separate from the running narrative of the book. In the process of reading this, I must have highlighted maybe two or three dozen sentences that I was ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
11
Section 3
35
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About the author (1982)

Author Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 13, 1940. He majored in Chinese at the University of Michigan. Before spending a year in Rome, he worked for Time-Life Books from 1962 until 1970. Upon his return, he became an editor for The Saturday Review and Horizon. He lived in France from 1983 until 1990. His works have chronicled gay life with such books as A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony.

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