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User Review  - booklover3258 - LibraryThing

I made it to page 16 and I couldn't read anymore. It is truly a personal thing for me than anything. It was not my type of book I would normally read but I gave it a shot. After 15 pages, I had to stop. Read full review

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User Review  - Kiddboyblue - LibraryThing

I find myself drawn to coming of age stories, especially well written ones, such as "A Boys Own Story," for many reasons. One of which is a one sided view of the characters that make up this one ... Read full review

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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

"A Boy's Own Story" is the first in Edmund White's autobiographical trilogy about growing up gay in 1950's America. He struggles with his homosexuality and with a deep longing to belong that seemingly ... Read full review

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User Review  - anoceandrowning - LibraryThing

I don't know what the deal was. I just couldn't get into it. I really liked The Beautiful Room is Empty. This one seemed more fragmented. I started getting into the second half, when he went off to ... Read full review

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

White's autobiographical novel of growing up with a sense of otherness. Read full review

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User Review  - Bembo - LibraryThing

A interesting read, but I found I did not engage with the characters. Read full review

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

User Review  - Inkpenshmee - Goodreads

I love Edmund White's writing. This book is an insightful read for people from broken homes or for people who want to look at adolescence through a brilliant man's eyes. It's also a gay story, so your enjoyment of the story might related to how much you relate to or take an interest in that. Read full review


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