About a boy: a novel

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Publisher:
Riverhead Books,
Pub. Date:
1998.
Edition:
1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed.
Language:
English
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Will Freeman, a 30-something Londoner, is vaguely in search of a wife, but is simultaneously turned off by the responsibilities that a real life might entail. He befriends young Marcus, son of a single mother with problems, and finds himself being drawn against his will into a tumultuous set of circumstances. Finally he is able, after all, to engage with life in a normal way. A New York Times Notable Book for 1998.
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9781573220873
9781573229579
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Boys -- England -- London -- Fiction, Love stories, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Single men -- England -- London -- Fiction, Single mothers -- England -- London -- Fiction
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