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Author Irving, John, 1942-

Title IN ONE PERSON / John Irving.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2012.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Large Type Fiction  F IRVING    AVAILABLE
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Description 781 pages (large print). ; 23 cm
Series Thorndike Press large print core series.
Summary The central figure is Billy; the narration jumps between different phases of Billy’s life, beginning with his most formative years as a teenager in the 1960’s discovering his bisexuality. Irving doesn’t shy away from the difficulties of sexual exploration and identity, forcing Billy, his friends, and his family (and the reader) to confront and question their beliefs and prejudices. Each new phase of Billy’s life brings new characters into the fold, but everyone serves a purpose and the ending rewards close reading. The world is not a black-and-white place, and Irving’s colorful characters embody all of the shades in-between.
Subject Bisexual men -- Fiction.
Boarding schools -- Vermont -- Fiction.
Preparatory schools -- Vermont -- Fiction.
Boarding school students -- Vermont -- Fiction.
Preparatory school students -- Vermont -- Fiction.
Nineteen fifties -- Fiction.
Nineteen sixties -- Fiction.
Nineteen eighties -- Fiction.
Vermont -- Fiction.
Genre Large type books.
Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.
ISBN 9781410450050 (hardcover)
1410450058 (hardcover)
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