A Boy's Own Story

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Plume, 1994 - Fiction - 217 pages
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A landmark of gay literature, A Boy's Own Story is the first of Edmund White's trilogy of autobiographical novels, which brilliantly evoke a young man's coming-of-age and document American gay life through the last forty years.

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

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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)

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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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About the author (1994)

Edmund White, author of thirteen books, is a Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et Lettres, and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Award for Literature from the National Academy of Arts and Letters. His Genet: A Biography won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Lambda Literary Award. He lives in Paris, France.

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