Stop-time: A Memoir

Paperback | February 24, 1977

byFrank Conroy

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First published in 1967, Stop-Time was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of modern American autobiography, a brilliant portrayal of one boy's passage from childhood to adolescence and beyond. Here is Frank Conroy's wry, sad, beautiful tale of life on the road; of odd jobs and lost friendships, brutal schools and first loves; of a father's early death and a son's exhilarating escape into manhood.

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First published in 1967, Stop-Time was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of modern American autobiography, a brilliant portrayal of one boy's passage from childhood to adolescence and beyond. Here is Frank Conroy's wry, sad, beautiful tale of life on the road; of odd jobs and lost friendships, brutal schools and first loves; of a...

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First published in 1967, Stop-Time was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of modern American autobiography, a brilliant portrayal of one boy’s passage from childhood to adolescence and beyond. Here is Frank Conroy’s wry, sad, beautiful tale of life on the road; of odd jobs and lost friendships, brutal schools and first loves; of a...

First published in 1967, Stop-Time was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of modern American autobiography, a brilliant portrayal of one boy’s passage from childhood to adolescence and beyond. Here is Frank Conroy’s wry, sad, beautiful tale of life on the road; of odd jobs and lost friendships, brutal schools and first loves; of a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.71 × 5.05 × 0.59 inPublished:February 24, 1977Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140044469

ISBN - 13:9780140044461

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

Stop-TimePrologue

1. Savages
2. Space and a Dead Mule
3. Going North
4. White Days and Red Nights
5. Hate, and a Kind of Music
6. Please Don't Take My Sunshine Away
7. Shit
8. A Yo-Yo Going Down, A Mad Squirrel Coming Up
9. Falling
10. The Coldness of Public Places
11. Blindman's Buff
12. Nights Away from Home
13. Death by Itself
14. License to Drive
15. Hanging On
16. Losing My Cherry
17. Going to Sea
18. Elsinore, 1953
19. The Lock on the Metro Door
20. Unambiguous Events

Epilogue