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A Boy's Own Story Audiobook
A Boy's Own Story
Written by: 
Edmund White
Narrated by: 
George Backman
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A Boy's Own Story Audiobook

A Boy's Own Story: A Novel

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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 audiobook'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.

©1997 Edmund White (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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    I have no idea who George backman is but he is rubbish at reading

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