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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"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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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

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
35
Section 3
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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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