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  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release : 01 December 2007
  • ISBN : 0802198600
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 38 voters

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This unforgettable memoir, by one of our most gifted writers, introduces us to the young Toby Wolff, by turns tough and vulnerable, crafty and bumbling, and ultimately winning. Separated by divorce from his father and brother, Toby and his mother are constantly on the move, yet they develop an extraordinarily close, almost telepathic relationship. As Toby fights for identity and self-respect against the unrelenting hostility of a new stepfather, his experiences are at once poignant and comical, and Wolff does a masterful job of re-creating the frustrations and cruelties of adolescence. His various schemes - running away to Alaska, forging checks, and stealing cars - lead eventually to an act of outrageous self-invention that releases him into a new world of possibility.

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This Boy's Life

This Boy's Life
  • Author : Tobias Wolff
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01
  • ISBN : 0802198600
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This unforgettable memoir, by one of our most gifted writers, introduces us to the young Toby Wolff, by turns tough and vulnerable, crafty and bumbling, and ultimately winning. Separated by divorce from his father and brother, Toby and his mother are constantly on the move, yet they develop an extraordinarily close, almost telepathic relationship. As Toby fights for identity and self-respect against the unrelenting hostility of a new stepfather, his experiences are at once poignant and comical, and Wolff does

Boy's Life

Boy's Life
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  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2011-10-18
  • ISBN : 9781453231562
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  • Author : Howard Korder
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release Date : 1988
  • ISBN : 0822201402
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THE STORY: Told in a series of fast-paced, sharply etched scenes, the play traces the misadventures of three former college buddies now seeking to make their way in the big city--and with various women of their acquaintance. There is the cynical Jac

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  • Author : Boy Scouts of America
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2012-03-06
  • ISBN : 9781461748663
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A Followup to the Highly Successful Best of Boys' Life Boys’ Life, the magazine for Boy Scouts of America, was launched in 1911 and became one of the most popular youth magazines in America. Every month it features news, stories, jokes, and practical how-to instructions invaluable to all Scouts. Reproduced in facsimile form, The Boys’ Life Book of Outdoor Skills brings together a selection of the very best pieces, including work by Theodore Roosevelt and Buffalo Bill ("A Message to Boy

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  • Author : Bobby Fischer
  • Publisher : SCB Distributors
  • Release Date : 2016-11-10
  • ISBN : 9781941270523
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A Look into Bobby’s Mind From December 1966 until January 1970, Bobby Fischer wrote a chess column for Boys’ Life, the official magazine of the Boy Scouts of America. Now, for the first time, all of these columns have been collected in one volume. It is an eclectic mix, a fascinating look at Fischer’s writing and thinking as he reached his prime, maturing into the strongest player in the world. In these columns, he answers many readers’ questions – from basic

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  • Author : James D'Arc
  • Publisher : Gibbs Smith
  • Release Date : 2019-12-24
  • ISBN : 9781423652816
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A profusely illustrated history of moviemaking in Utah, from the early twentieth century to the present. For more than 100 years, the magnificent scenery and locales of Utah have played host to hundreds of Hollywood films and TV episodes, including memorable films such as The Searchers, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Planet of the Apes, Easy Rider, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Thelma & Louise, and Forrest Gump. This book gives readers the inside scoop on how

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  • Author : Boy Scouts of America
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2010-08-17
  • ISBN : 9781461749783
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  • Author : Frank Conroy
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1977-02-24
  • ISBN : 9781101549490
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First published in 1967, Stop-Time was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of modern American autobiography, a brilliant portrayal of one boy's passage from childhood to adolescence and beyond. Here is Frank Conroy's wry, sad, beautiful tale of life on the road; of odd jobs and lost friendships, brutal schools and first loves; of a father's early death and a son's exhilarating escape into manhood.

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  • Author : Flem R. Messer
  • Publisher : Outskirts Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-24
  • ISBN : 1478784229
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In the years since my retirement in 2009, I have taken a great deal of time to look back on the past 81 years of my life. I have had an extraordinary variety of experiences going back to a world of almost no education in one-room schools, which I dropped out of in the fourth grade at age 15. We were totally dependent on the land because that is where we grew and harvested almost all of our food with the help of

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  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 1961-01-01
  • ISBN : 0803250703
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Boy Life on the Prairie was first published in 1899, some eighteen years before the appearance of Hamlin Garland?s A Son of the Middle Border. The broad scope of the latter book, as B. R. McElderry, Jr., tells us in the introduction to this new edition of Boy Life, has overshadowed the ?earlier and better book of reminiscence dealing specifically with Garland?s boyhood experiences on an Iowa farm from 1869 to about 1881. When he wrote Boy Life on the Prairie

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1906
  • ISBN : NYPL:33433082337357
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A Boy's Life

A Boy's Life
  • Author : Jack Davis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : IND:30000039915537
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  • Author : Robert McCammon
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-10-14
  • ISBN : 9781416577799
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  • Author : Tobias Wolff
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • ISBN : 9780307763754
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Whether he is evoking the blind carnage of the Tet offensive, the theatrics of his fellow Americans, or the unraveling of his own illusions, Wolff brings to this work the same uncanny eye for detail, pitiless candor and mordant wit that made This Boy's Life a modern classic.

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  • Author : Tobias Wolff
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2004-08-31
  • ISBN : 9781400095254
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The protagonist of Tobias Wolff’s shrewdly—and at times devastatingly—observed first novel is a boy at an elite prep school in 1960. He is an outsider who has learned to mimic the negligent manner of his more privileged classmates. Like many of them, he wants more than anything on earth to become a writer. But to do that he must first learn to tell the truth about himself. The agency of revelation is the school literary contest, whose winner