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Sum Total

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 1st 2004 by Pomona Press
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Patrick Notchtree
Nov 30, 2013 Patrick Notchtree rated it liked it
I read this recently for the first time, largely because as a teenager I knew Ray during the "Leicester Thing". The dedication in the book is also to my mother.
It is written in what can best be described as 'stream of conciousness' style. It is his autobiography written when he was just 23 and he had already led a varied and at times scary life. Once one gets used to the style it can be read easily. I knew back then that Ray was gay and I was interested to see how that would be reflected in the
Dec 06, 2008 David rated it liked it
A febrile, experimental stream of consciousness autobiography of adolescence. At best hypnotically intense,at worst repetitive and pretentious.
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Feb 05, 2015 Terence Bly rated it really liked it
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Written when he was just 21, Ray takes you back in time, to different parts of the country and relates his formative experiences in his sometime raged stream of conciousness style
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