No One

Author(s): George Bowering
Original Publish Date: May 22, 2018
Product Number: EB00716275
Released: May 22, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781773051499
Publisher: ECW Press
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A risque autobiographical novel that fictionalizes the sexual adventures of the author's younger days In 2012, acclaimed writer George Bowering published Pinboy, a fictional memoir of his teenage sexual awakening. With No One, Bowering returns to play with form and fact in this autobiographical novel that continues the narrator's journey in a quest story full of further sexual awakenings as that Pinboy becomes a man. A writer called "alert, playful, and questioning" by The Globe and Mail, Bowering infuses this work with sexual politics, romantic and social developments, and a backdrop of ancient themes of homesickness and captivity. Readers may delight in the details of the retelling or perhaps they will be browned off. There are no guarantees. The ending will be a pleasant surprise for readers, patient and otherwise.

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