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A Boy's Own Story - Edmund White
A Boy's Own Story
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3.71 105
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375707407 (0375707409)
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Pages no: 218
Edition language: English
Series: The Edmund Trilogy (#1)
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Ellinor's Litventures
Ellinor's Litventures rated it
4.0 A Boy's Own Story by Edmund White
A Boy's Own Story is about a young boy's coming of age and his coming out in the 1950s. It is told in a very sensitive voice and the language used is very beautiful. At the beginning of the book there is a very explicit sex scene. I was quite surprised at that because I had never expected that. I've...
julio-alexi genao
julio-alexi genao rated it
0.0
read this in the womb. will re-read and then BLOW YOU ALL AWAY WITH MY PARTS OF SPEECH INCLUDING ADVERBS AND EVERYTHING
Skinny Dipping Into Books
Skinny Dipping Into Books rated it
4.0
I read this so long ago i can't, can't give it justice. i just remember it being short, raw, and sad to pieces.... thats my lasting impression since five/ten? years ago.
target acquired
target acquired rated it
4.0
Edmund White portrays his younger life in a narcotic and poetic style. not exactly the most flattering self-portrait... the protagonist's travails are emotionally affecting yet he remains creepily distanced from the events and people in his own life - in particular from his equally creepy, distant, ...
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer rated it
4.0 A Boy's Own Story. Signed copy
There are parts of this novel that stick with you years after you've read it and that says it all.
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