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City Of Boys: Stories

Nugent, Beth

ISBN 10: 0394582519 / ISBN 13: 9780394582511
Published by Knopf, 1992
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: City Of Boys: Stories

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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A first collection of stories features the tale of a girl who flees her domineering mother and ends up in an obsessive love affair with an older woman; a teenager who must avoid the attentions of her middle-aged uncle; and others. A first collection.

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Set in New York City, middle America, the beaches of Florida and rural highways, suburban kitchens, and cross-country trains, the ten stories of City of Boys evoke a haunting landscape at once familiar and strange. A small-town girl flees her domineering mother and falls into an obsessive love affair with an older woman in New York City. A sixteen-year-old envies her cousin's sex appeal while avoiding the attentions of her middle-aged uncle. A brother tries to protect his sister by convincing her never to leave their apartment, but his control is threatened when he takes a new job. And there is more, in this stunning debut by a masterful new voice in American literature.

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