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A boy"s own story by Edmund White

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Teenage boys -- Fiction,
  • Gay youth -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdmund White.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.H463 B6 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination217 p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3489810M
ISBN 100525241280
LC Control Number82009536

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