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Boy : tales of childhood

by Dahl, Roald,

Format: Print Book 1986
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 6 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
Brentwood Library Juvenile Biography JUV 92 Dahl
Location  Brentwood Library
Collection  Juvenile Biography
Call Number  JUV 92 Dahl
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Biographies j PR6054.A35 Z46 1986x
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
Collection  Children's Biographies
Call Number  j PR6054.A35 Z46 1986x
Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Biography j 92 DAHL
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
Collection  Juvenile Biography
Call Number  j 92 DAHL
Unavailable (3)
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Biography LOST AND PAID
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
Collection  Biography
Millvale Community Library ILL RETURNED
Location  Millvale Community Library
Springdale Free Public Library Childrens Biography CHECKED OUT
Location  Springdale Free Public Library
Collection  Childrens Biography
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
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