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The boy who really, really wanted to have sex : the memoir of a fat kid

McNally, John (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
South Buncombe/Skyland Library 810.92 MCN (Text) 0020511675579 Adult Nonfiction Available -
West Asheville Library 810.92 MCN (Text) 0020511675587 Adult Nonfiction In transit -

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  • ISBN: 9780996864954
  • ISBN: 0996864954
  • Physical Description: 181 pages : photographs ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Ashford, Connecticut : Elephant Rock Books, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: In English.
Includes an interview with the author and discussion questions.
Formatted Contents Note: The fat boy's home -- The fat boy's fat body -- The fat boy's education -- The fat boy's sex life -- The fat boy coda -- Author interview -- Questions for discussion.
Summary, etc.: John McNally gives readers an honest and often mischievous look at his working-class childhood in midwestern America. This intimate glimpse into McNally's family takes readers through two states, five grade schools, 210 pounds, and a lifetime of insecurity. Like Dickens's David Copperfield, McNally hopes to be the hero of his own story, but unlike David Copperfield, he is a fat boy who breaks kids' noses in karate and has fantasies of living in a nudist camp with his kindergarten teacher. From an explosive night in an Illinois trailer park to tumultuous father-son bonding at an endless stream of flea markets, McNally gives the skinny on life as a fat kid.
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: McNally, John
Authors, American Biography
Genre: Autobiographies.
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