Boys Like That: Two cautionary tales of love

Boys Like That: Two cautionary tales of love

by Hope Edelman
     
 
Hope Edelman's iconic book, Motherless Daughters�in print for nearly twenty years�told the story of losing her mother to cancer at age seventeen. Now, in her first original ebook, Edelman chronicles the events leading up to and immediately following that crucial event. Set against the backdrop of suburban New York in the early 1980s, �The Sweetest Sex I Never Had� and

Overview

Hope Edelman's iconic book, Motherless Daughters�in print for nearly twenty years�told the story of losing her mother to cancer at age seventeen. Now, in her first original ebook, Edelman chronicles the events leading up to and immediately following that crucial event. Set against the backdrop of suburban New York in the early 1980s, �The Sweetest Sex I Never Had� and �Bruce Springsteen and the Story of Us� tell the stories of a good girl gone raw and the two �bad� boys she turned to for escape. Part coming-of-age story and part cultural critique, Boys Like That weaves together the angst of adolescence, the discovery of sex, and the solace of rock and roll to create two unforgettable short memoirs about the exquisite pain of young love and the life-altering nature of loss.

"These sweet-yet-so-sad tales of teenaged love and angst have stayed with me. I love their combination of heart, innocence and ageless wisdom�and Hope�s beautiful writing is to die for."
�Paula Derrow

This is a short e-book published by Shebooks--high quality fiction, memoir, and journalism for women, by women. For more information, visit shebooks.net

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148894322
Publisher:
Shebooks
Publication date:
12/08/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
255 KB

Meet the Author

Hope Edelman is the author of six nonfiction books, including the bestsellers MOTHERLESS DAUGHTERS, MOTHERLESS MOTHERS, and the memoir THE POSSIBILITY OF EVERYTHING. Her articles and essays have appeared in various publications, ranging from The New York Times to Real Simple to The Iowa Review, and have been widely anthologized. In 2012 she was inducted into the Medill Hall of Achievement at Northwestern University, her undergraduate alma mater. Home is with her husband and two daughters in Los Angeles, where she teaches in the nonfiction MFA program at Antioch University-LA.

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