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Title:
A boy's own story
Author:
White, Edmund, 1940-
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Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Plume, [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
xix, 217 pages ; 21 cm
General Note:
"With a new introduction by the author"--Cover.

Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Dutton, c1982.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780452273009
Format :
Book

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Summary

A landmark of gay literature, A Boy's Own Story is the first of Edmund White's trilogy of autobiographical novels, which brilliantly evoke a young man's coming-of-age and document American gay life through the last forty years. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Author Notes

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.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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