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A Boy at the Edge of the World
Guernica Editions, Spring 2018
350 pages
Trade Paperback
ISBN13: 9781771832489
ISBN10: 1771832487
English
$25.00 Canada, $25.00 US

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Meet Daniel Garneau, your average gay hockey player from small-town Ontario. After moving to Toronto to attend university, Daniel embarks on a series of misadventures both comic and tragic, as he navigates the pitfalls of dating and relationships while juggling the needs of his eccentric family and newfound friends. A Boy at the Edge of the World is a coming-of-age novel that explores the variegations of sex, intimacy, and queer desire. It is both a rollicking dramedy and a philosophical reflection. In the end, Daniel's story is the story of each of us: our universal search for love and family -- at the edge of the world.
I noticed his knuckles were freshly bruised and crusted with blood, but I didn't think to ask what had happened. Calmly, we observed each other, breathing in unison …

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