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Presents humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood which includes summer vacations in Norway and an English boarding school. In Boy, Roald Dahl recounts his days as a child growing up in England. From his years as a prankster at boarding school to his envious position as a chocolate tester for Cadbury's, Roald Dahl's boyhood was as full of excitement and the unexpected as are his world-famous, best-selling books. Packed with anecdotes -- some funny, some painful, all interesting -- this is a book that's sure to please.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J921 DAHL (Text) 33892004105111 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 09/21/2004 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0374373744 :
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1984.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Starting-point: Papa and Mama -- Kindergarten, 1922-3 -- Llandaff Cathedral School, 1923-5 (age 7-9): Bicycle and the sweet-shop -- Great mouse plot -- Mr. Coombes -- Mrs. Pratchett's revenge -- Going to Norway -- Magic Island -- Visit to the doctor -- St. Peter's, 1925-9 (age 9-13): First day -- Writing home -- Matron -- Homesickness -- Drive in the motor-car -- Captain Hardcastle -- Little Ellis and the boil -- Goat's tobacco -- Repton and Shell, 1929-36 (age 13-20): Getting dressed for the big school -- Boazers -- Headmaster -- Chocolates -- Corkers -- Fagging -- Games and photography -- Goodbye school.
Summary, etc.:
Presents humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood which includes summer vacations in Norway and an English boarding school. In Boy, Roald Dahl recounts his days as a child growing up in England. From his years as a prankster at boarding school to his envious position as a chocolate tester for Cadbury's, Roald Dahl's boyhood was as full of excitement and the unexpected as are his world-famous, best-selling books. Packed with anecdotes -- some funny, some painful, all interesting -- this is a book that's sure to please.
Subject: Dahl, Roald > Childhood and youth > Juvenile literature.
Authors, English > 20th century > Biography > Biography
Great Britain > Social life and customs > Juvenile literature.
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