Boy : tales of childhood

by Dahl, Roald,

Format: Print Book 1986.
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 6 copies
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Brentwood Library Juvenile Biography JUV 92 Dahl
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Collection  Juvenile Biography
 
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Millvale Community Library JFIC DAH
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Biography j 92 DAHL
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Springdale Free Public Library Childrens Biography C 92 DAHL
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Biographies CHECKED OUT
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Biography LOST AND PAID
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Summary
Funny, irreverent and sometimes sad, here is the story of the early life of one of the world's best-loved authors. From the evocation of an enchanted boyhood spent in Wales and Norway to his unhappy experiences at an English public school, these sparkling memoirs are filled with wit, high spirits and more than a touch of the macabre. "A shimmering fabric of his yesterdays, the magic and the hurt" --Observer. "Brilliantly coloured, sometimes grotesque and sometimes magical" --Sunday Times. "As frightening and funny as his fiction" --The New York Times Book Review. "Superbly written ... a glimpse of a brilliant eccentric" --New Statesman.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Dahl's autobiographical stories are a mixture of fun and shivering terror. The sequel, Going Solo, describes his experiences as a young man in East Africa and as a World War II fighter pilot. (D 1 85)"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Dahl, Roald -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.
Dahl, Roald.
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, English.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
Publisher London ; New York :Puffin Books,1986.
Language English
Notes Reprint. Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1984.
Description 176 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
ISBN 9780140318906
0140318909
9780141303055
0141303050
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