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published: Sep 1998
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Funny Boy

by Shyam Selvadurai, narrator Sugith Varughese

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list price: $16.95
also available: Paperback Paperback
category: Fiction
published: Sep 1998
ISBN:9780864922625
imprint: BTC Audiobooks
Description

The tale of a Tamil boy's bittersweet discovery of his own homosexuality amid the turmoil that led to the 1983 anti-Tamil riots in Sri Lanka.

About the Authors

Shyam Selvadurai was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and came to Canada with his family at the age of nineteen. He has studied creative writing and theatre and has a B.F.A. from York University. His first novel, Funny Boy, became a national bestseller, won the W.H. Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award as well as the Lamda Literary Award, and was named a Notable Book by the American Library Association. Selvadurai lives in Toronto.

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Shyam Selvadurai was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and came to Canada with his family at the age of nineteen. He has studied creative writing and theatre and has a B.F.A. from York University. His first novel, Funny Boy, became a national bestseller, won the W.H. Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award as well as the Lamda Literary Award, and was named a Notable Book by the American Library Association. Selvadurai lives in Toronto.

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