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White, Edmund: A Boy's Own Story (eBook)

Originally published in 1982 as the first of Edmund White's trilogy of autobiographical novels, "A Boy's Own Story" became an instant classic for its pioneering portrayal of homosexuality. The book's unnamed narrator, growing up during the 1950s, is beset by aloof parents, a cruel sister, and relentless mocking from his peers, compelling him to seek out works of art and literature as solace-and to uncover new relationships in the struggle to embrace his own sexuality. Lyrical and poignant, with powerful evocations of shame and yearning, this is an American literary treasure.

Book 1: A Boy's Own Story
Book 2: The beautiful Room is empty
Book 3: The farewell symphony

Verlag: Penguin Seiten: 196 S. Erscheinungsjahr: 2009 Ausführung: Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
ISBN: 9781509813872
Fr. 13.90
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Verlag Pan Macmillan
Einband Adobe Digital Editions
Erscheinungsjahr 2016
Meldetext
Untertitel Picador Classic
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse 351 KB
Plattform EPUB
Autor*in White, Edmund
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