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Dream Boy - Jim Grimsley, Mary Javorek, Bonnie Campbell, Calvin Chu
Dream Boy
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In a novel as stunning and heartbreaking as his acclaimed debut work, Grimsley recounts the story of a painful first love--between two adolescent boys who bravely sustain each other in a world of domestic disintegration.
In a novel as stunning and heartbreaking as his acclaimed debut work, Grimsley recounts the story of a painful first love--between two adolescent boys who bravely sustain each other in a world of domestic disintegration.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780684829920 (0684829924)
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 195
Edition language: English
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Lenaribka
Lenaribka rated it
4.0 Dream Boy
Such a beautiful, deeply emotional, poignant and touching piece of prose!.. Jim Grimsley's writing. is magical. No more words, let the book talk to you. *** Smith nailed it.
Trisha Harrington's Blog
Trisha Harrington's Blog rated it
5.0 Dream Boy
Such a brilliant gay fiction book. This was my first gay romance book or gay fiction book, whichever you prefer to call it. I fell in love with it the second I started reading it. It didn't take me very long to read it, because I couldn't put it down, but partly because it was very short, too. It wa...
sarah
sarah rated it
4.0 Dream Boy: A Novel
Just when the tightness of the prose and the realism of the teenagers and their love story had me thinking this was a straightforward novel, BAM! out comes the Southern Gothic. I already liked the book up to that point, and then I had to stay up way into the night. The dreamlike, dissociative state ...
Feliz Faber
Feliz Faber rated it
Written in present tense, this book tells the story of a young gay boy's first love. It didn't work for me. Even though I read it in German later, I didn't get the gist of it; and the ending bothered me greatly.
Ami's Hoard
Ami's Hoard rated it
It is one of the most achingly beautiful book I have ever read in awhile. It is a story of two high school boys who discover love for one another in the rural South. Mr. Grimsley writes with soul of a poet that when he describes the attraction between the two boys, it is so palpable, I can feel it s...
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