A Boy's Own Story

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Plume, 1994 - Fiction - 217 pages
13 Reviews

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)

User Review  - Kane Simmans - Goodreads

A Boy's Own Story is very elegant. The writing is beautiful -- sumptuous, even -- and the narrator/protagonist is very well drawn. It reads less as a novel and, in the same vein as Margaret Laurence's ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Inderjit Sanghera - Goodreads

'A Boy's Own Story' is an autobiographical depiction of Edmund White's childhood. White's lyrical and flowery language and his dream like and surreal style and forthright depictions of homosexuality ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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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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