Author(s): Thomas Keneally
In this playful and poignant memoir, Thomas Keneally returns to his formative years within the suburbs of Sydney in 1952. At 16, the red-haired teen idolized the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins and had aspirations of turning into a celeb at the observe or rugby box. He additionally dreamed of wooing the gorgeous and welcoming Bernadette Curran till the day she proclaims her want to grow to be a nun. For the primary time, Keneally began to believe priesthood himself.
An insightful portrait of the transition from early life to maturity, Homebush Boy affectionately captures the awkwardness, grace, and all of the contradictions of being a teen.
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