A Boy's Own Story by Edmund White [MODERN LIBRARY HARDCOVER] 2002

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A Boy's Own Story by Edmund White [THE EDMUND TRILOGY #3]


Anniversary edition w/ intro by Allan Gurganus and a new afterword by Edmund White.

Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition.  Dust jacket shows some shelf / rub wear but is otherwise very nice 

Book itself looks and reads like new.

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.