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

User Review  - Karan - Goodreads

A good read. A very different writing style. Interesting structuring. Hoping that the two sequels in the trilogy make up for unfulfilled expectations in this one. Going to write a book review on the book soon on my blog www.karanvohraart.blogspot.in Read full review

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

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

I read this so long ago i can't, can't give it justice. i just remember it being short, raw, and sad to pieces.... thats my lasting impression since five/ten? years ago. Read full review


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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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