A Boy's Own Story

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1994 - Fiction - 217 pages
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Om en ung mands opvækst i 1950'ernes USA. Hans altoverskyggende problem er at finde og vedkende sig sin seksuelle identitet som homoseksuel.

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

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To be sixteen again, curled up on a bed devouring a novel in one afternoon! Of course, in 1982--the year ABOS was published--few gay-themed novels were readily available. I was lucky to live in an ... Read full review

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

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A collection of anecdotes and vignettes strung together to tell a story of a boy growing up gay in 1950's Midwest, small town America. While it started off great, with stories of his home life ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Author Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 13, 1940. He majored in Chinese at the University of Michigan. Before spending a year in Rome, he worked for Time-Life Books from 1962 until 1970. Upon his return, he became an editor for The Saturday Review and Horizon. He lived in France from 1983 until 1990. His works have chronicled gay life with such books as A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony.

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