The Resource A boy's own story, Edmund White

A boy's own story, Edmund White

Label
A boy's own story
Title
A boy's own story
Statement of responsibility
Edmund White
Title variation
boys own story
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
At home, in school, and on the streets, a homosexual teenager moves through comic sexual experiments, isolation, fear, and exciting expectations toward an escape from childhood and a firm sense of self
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
062023
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, Edmund
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.H463
LC item number
B6 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • Gay youth
  • Gay youth
  • Teenage boys
Target audience
adult
Label
A boy's own story, Edmund White
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1982
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn233939774
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9780143114840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)233939774
Label
A boy's own story, Edmund White
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1982
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn233939774
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9780143114840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)233939774

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