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About a Boy

by Hornby, Nick

Condition: Fine/Very Good +


London: Victor Gollancz, 1998. Book. Fine. Cloth. Second Printing.. 286 pp, Close to new, gift quality. Slight crinkling of top edge of jacket. Text clean, no markings. Captivating tale of Will, a self-absorbed wealthy guy with no career or other focus in life. He accidentally befriends Marcus, 12, a lonely kid struggling with bullies and an unstable mother. Bit by bit, the pair help each other build self-esteem. Size: 8vo -- 8,75 in Tall.

About a Boy is a 1998 novel by British writer Nick Hornby. It was adapted into a film in 2002.




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