Boyhood: A Long Lyric

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Paperback: $36.00
ISBN-13: 9789715507776
Published: December 2017

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120 pages
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  • About the Book
  • Set in an unnamed town bordered by mountains and sea, Boyhood reconstructs a vanished time of awakening and discovery. It conveys the emotional force of a forgotten place, telling the tales in lyric fragments conceived as notes on the river and bridge, the slaughterhouse, the airport, the island cosmogony, the market, the neighborhood, the meeting tree, the plaza, the cemetery. All that is lost becomes sensuous in a boy's voice. Memory turns into a glittering work of poetry.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Charlie Samuya Veric, Author

      Charlie Samuya Veric holds a PhD in American Studies from Yale University where he was awarded the John Hay Whitney Fellowship. A former fellow of the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study and the bestselling author of Histories, Boyhood, and The Love of a Certain Age, he is an Associate Professor of English at the Ateneo de Manila University.
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