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. Copyright Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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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

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
35
Section 3
58
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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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