The Boys of My Youth

Jo Ann Beard (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Back Bay Books
Publish Date
January 29, 1999
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.7 X 8.2 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316085250
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About the Author

Jo Ann Beard is also the author of the novel In Zanesville. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, and Best American Essays. She has received a Whiting Award and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Reviews

"Smart, funny, and moving...A gifted and gutsy writer...This is what a first collection of stories should be."--Barbara Fisher, Boston Globe
"Extraordinary...Beard is writing not with the romanticism of a girl looking up at the stars, but with the brilliant cold light of the stars looking down on us."--Ted Anton, Chicago Tribune
"Beard remembers (or imagines) her childhood self with an uncanny lucidity that startles."--Laura Miller, New York Times Book Review