Homebush Boy by Thomas Keneally audiobook

Homebush Boy

By Thomas Keneally

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In this playful and poignant memoir, Thomas Keneally returns to his adolescence in the suburbs of Sydney in 1952. At sixteen, the red-haired teenager idolized the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins and had aspirations of becoming a star on the track or rugby field. He also dreamed of wooing the beautiful and alluring Bernadette Curran until the day she announces her desire to become a nun. For the first time, Keneally started to consider priesthood himself. An insightful portrait of the transition from childhood to adulthood, Homebush Boy affectionately captures the awkwardness, grace, and all the contradictions of being a teenager.

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In this playful and poignant memoir, Thomas Keneally returns to his adolescence in the suburbs of Sydney in 1952. At sixteen, the red-haired teenager idolized the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins and had aspirations of becoming a star on the track or rugby field. He also dreamed of wooing the beautiful and alluring Bernadette Curran until the day she announces her desire to become a nun. For the first time, Keneally started to consider priesthood himself.

An insightful portrait of the transition from childhood to adulthood, Homebush Boy affectionately captures the awkwardness, grace, and all the contradictions of being a teenager.

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Author Bio: Thomas Keneally

Author Bio: Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally began his writing career in 1964 and has published nonfiction and more than thirty novels, including the Booker Prize winning Schindler’s Ark, which was the basis for the major motion picture Schindler’s List.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Adult
Language: English