Stories and a Novella
By (author) David Lloyd
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Boys by David Lloyd
Book DescriptionThe narrator of the novella, Boys, is a thirteen-year-old Chris, a member of a small gang that includes his two friends, Frank and Joey. The novella poignantly charts Chris's involvement with a girl named Lisa, his fascination with a pornographic magazine, the building of a "boys only" tree house, his traumatized relationships with Frank and Joey, and the disappearance of his sister Jenny. The twelve stories in On Monday proceed chronologically from a Monday to a Tuesday morning. Each story highlights a different character's experiences with parents, friends, teachers, the expectations of others and the expectations of a culture and an era. Characters and settings present in one story reappear in other stories, building upon and heightening the experiences of all of them. In part, an indictment of how American society shapes and misshapes its children. Boys also celebrates the creativity and wonder that are a part of adolescence.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780815607977
(191mm x 127mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David Lloyd
Last in the Tin Bath, Paperback (June 2016)
The eagerly awaited autobiography of the hugely popular commentator and cricket enthusiast David 'Bumble' Lloyd
War Stories, Paperback (September 2015)View all books by David Lloyd
A new re-mastered edition of the second volume of the original War Stories, written by Garth Ennis (Preacher, Crossed, The Boys) and featuring art by some of comics' all-time greats. Volume 2 features: J for Jenny , The Reivers, Condors, Archangel. Features an afterword by Ennis in which the real-life inspiration for the stories is revealed.
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Author Biography - David Lloyd
David Lloyd is director of the Creative Writing Program at Le Moyne College. He is the winner of the Maryland Poetry Review 2002 chapbook contest as well as the cowinner of the Poetry Society of America's year 2000 Robert H. Winner Memorial Award.
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