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A Boy's Own Story by Edmund White

A Boy's Own Story



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A Boy's Own Story Edmund White ebook
Format: pdf
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Page: 208
ISBN: 9780143114840


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. While the main reason I fell in love with "A Boy's Own Story" was Edmund White's superb writing style, I did not fail to recognize the qualities that makes it a great work of literature. October 13, 2009 By John Scalzi. It starts off sounding like a musical about Creationists. The same free market, that is, which has allowed all that ooshy-gooshy relationship stuff to seep into his fantasies about MANLY MEN DOING MANLY STUFF MANLY-LY*, because those stories sell. Try Edmund White's A Boy's Own Story. When “A Boy's Own Story” was initially published in 182, it was hailed as an “instant classic” as it deals with coming-out and coming-of-age and in this way it documents how gay life was. And this isn't genre writing either. Harvey did dinosaurs homosexuality. There's plenty in there to induce heterosexual panic. Francesca Lia Block had transcended gender because she so perfectly observes and tells a boy's own story—my story. Another thing for people to please stop sending to me: a recent and fairly random blog post in a purported online magazine, the premise of which essentially boils down to: “Science Fiction is by boys and for .. In the first, pioneering out writers Edmund White and Felice Picano discussed their own and each other's work with mutual respect – and much candor. Yet, reading “Baby Be-Bop,” I never thought about the author's gender. His most recent novel is Jack Holmes and His Friend. White is the author of a trio of classic gay autobiographic novels, “A Boy's Own Story,” “The Beautiful Room is Empty,” and “The Farewell Symphony.” They are required reading for anyone intersted in gay literature. He is also the author of a trilogy of autobiographical novels: A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony.

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