The Beautiful Room is Empty

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Picador, 1988 - American fiction - 183 pages
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User Review  - Kiddboyblue - LibraryThing

With the same level that I loved "A Boy's Own Story," I disliked "The Beautiful Room is Empty." There felt, for me, a huge disconnect from the first novel to this second. It did not feel as if the ... Read full review

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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

"The Beautiful Room is Empty" is the second book in Edmund White's semi-autobiographical trilogy about coming out in the 1960's and his efforts to accept his sexuality. In this installment, the ... Read full review

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About the author (1988)

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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