WAR BOY. by Hillsbery, Kief.


Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

New York: Morrow, (2000.). First edition - The author's first novel, a frenetic and often disturbing comin-of-age story, told from the perspective of a deaf-mute, 14 year old boy, fleeing his abusive father, who takes to the road with Johnnyboy, the only person he trusts. On the bus they hook up with two speed-freaks and Ula, who is mourning the death of her fiance. This novel explores their the friendship, united by loss and the allure of intimacy, and the sexual and drug underworld of San Francisco. 335 pp.

Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

Book ID: 37231
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