Edmund White

Novelist and essayist
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Edmund White is best known for his trilogy of autobiographical novels, A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room is Empty and The Farewell Symphony, and two bestselling works of non-fiction, The Flaneur: A Stroll through the Paradoxes of Paris and his memoir My Lives. Along with Hotel De Dream, he is the author of one previous historical novel, Fanny: A Fiction. His work also includes a long biography of Jean Genet and a short life of Marcel Proust. He was born in Ohio and now lives in New York City teaching writing at Princeton University. 

Our Young Man is classic Edmund White, exploring the universal desire to be known, desired, accepted and at what cost.

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A colorfully detailed remembrance...A special invitation to a world gone by.

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