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Description - The World Of Normal Boys by K.M. Soehnlein

In his stunning debut novel, The World Of Normal Boys, K.M. Soehnlein captures the spirit of a generation and an era, embodied in the haunting, unstoppable voice of thirteen-year-old Robin MacKenzie, a modern-day Holden Caulfield, whose struggle for a place in the world is as ferocious as it is real.The time is the late 1970s--an age of gas shortages, head shops, and Saturday Night Fever. The place, suburban New Jersey. At a time when the teenagers around him are coming of age, Robin MacKenzie is coming undone. While ""normal boys"" are into cars, sports, and bullying their classmates, Robin enjoys day trips to New York City with his elegant mother, spinning fantastic tales for her amusement in an intimate ritual he has come to love. He dutifully plays the role of the good son for his meat-and-potatoes father, even as his own mind is a jumble of sexual confusion and painful self-doubt. But everything changes in one, horrifying instant when a tragic accident wakes his family from their middle-American dream and plunges them into a spiral of slow destruction.As his family falls apart day by day, Robin finds himself pulling away from the unquestioned, unexamined life that has been ca

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781575666617
ISBN-10: 1575666618
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 292
Imprint: Kensington Publishing
Publisher: Kensington Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - K.M. Soehnlein

K.M. Soehnlein, recipient of a Henfield Prize for fiction, has had stories published in Modern Words and The James White Review. THE WORLD OF NORMAL BOYS, winner of the Lambda Literary Award, is his debut novel.

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World Of Normal Boys by K.M. Soehnlein
Paperback, May 2016
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