Funny Boy

Funny Boy

A Novel

Book - 1996
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The comic tale of growing up gay in Sri Lanka. The protagonist is Arjie, a member of a wealthy family who is considered funny because he likes to wear saris, play with girls, and hates sports. A look at homosexuality in the Orient and life in an extended family. The author is a Sri Lankan from Toronto
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow and Co., [1996]
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780688145958
0688145957
Characteristics: 310 p. ; 22 cm

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myrtleturtle06
Nov 02, 2017

Sri Lanka

PoMoLibrary Jul 30, 2015

From our 2015 #80DayRead Summer Reading Club traveler Mallee: A coming of age story set against the backdrop of Sri Lanka's ethnic cleansing regime.

K_ROK Aug 28, 2013

I love this book. The story is great, the characters are amazing and the writing is superb. A must read for anyone.

VaughanPLDaniela Jun 05, 2012

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jbazal
Dec 25, 2011

Fantastic story and was so well written. I felt like I was there with the characters. I would highly recommend it!

teacupfaerie Sep 12, 2010

I met the author and thought he was amazing. The story is as well.

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