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Edmund White
Birth date: January 13, 1940
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it 4 years ago
I was not aware of this book or author until a few weeks ago. I, by chance, came across a John Irving interview in which he recommended a few novels — Jack Holmes and His Friend among them. I decided to take a chance. White’s narrative of unrequited love and coming of age in the Big Apple is as po...
Jocelyn (The Reading World)
Jocelyn (The Reading World) rated it 6 years ago
Well...I've let this one sit for weeks and can think of nothing to say, because the book already said everything. Except that my overwhelming impression of my first Eliot is that it is very, very feminist.Plot details aside, this book made me think that one of the biggest obstacles women face is the...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 7 years ago
Two problems with this book. First, the title is misleading since only about 1/5 or the stories (and a couple of essays) deal with what I would call amnesia, the rest could mostly be loosely defined as mind or memory stories, and about 1/10 just don't belong here. They must have been editor favorite...
Ellinor's Litventures
Ellinor's Litventures rated it 7 years ago
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...
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it 7 years ago
Inside of a Pearl, Life in Paris by Edmund WhiteA journalist has left NY in the 80's and moves to Paris where he only knows 2 people. He learns all about the lifestyle and how to survive.Gay sex scenes. I had wanted to read this book because I love pearls and I have always wanted to travel to Paris,...
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