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A Boy's Own Story (Picador Books) Paperback – 14 Mar 1986

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Product details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Picador; Reprints edition (14 Mar. 1986)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0330281518
  • ISBN-13: 978-0330281515
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.5 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 146,677 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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aWith "A Boyas Own Story" American literature is larger by one classic novel.a
a"The Washington Post Book World"
aEdmund White has crossed J. D. Salinger with Oscar Wilde to create an extraordinary novel.a
a"The New York Times Book Review"
aEvery so often a novel comes along that is so ambitious in its intention and so confident of its voice that it reminds us what a singular and potent thing a novel can be. One of these is "A Boyas Own Story,"a
a"San Francisco Chronicle"

"With "A Boy''s Own Story" American literature is larger by one classic novel."
-"The Washington Post Book World"

"Edmund White has crossed J. D. Salinger with Oscar Wilde to create an extraordinary novel."
-"The New York Times Book Review"

"Every so often a novel comes along that is so ambitious in its intention and so confident of its voice that it reminds us what a singular and potent thing a novel can be. One of these is "A Boy''s Own Story"."
-"San Francisco Chronicle"



"With "A Boy's Own Story" American literature is larger by one classic novel."
-"The Washington Post Book World"
"Edmund White has crossed J. D. Salinger with Oscar Wilde to create an extraordinary novel."
-"The New York Times Book Review"
"Every so often a novel comes along that is so ambitious in its intention and so confident of its voice that it reminds us what a singular and potent thing a novel can be. One of these is "A Boy's Own Story.""
-"San Francisco Chronicle"

"With A Boy's Own Story American literature is larger by one classic novel."
-The Washington Post Book World

"Edmund White has crossed J. D. Salinger with Oscar Wilde to create an extraordinary novel."
-The New York Times Book Review

"Every so often a novel comes along that is so ambitious in its intention and so confident of its voice that it reminds us what a singular and potent thing a novel can be. One of these is A Boy's Own Story."
-San Francisco Chronicle --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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With a new introduction by the author

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