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More About Boy : Roald Dahl's Tales From Childhood (2009, original release: 2008)
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Call Number Y/BIOGRAPHY/823.914/DAHL,R

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Published: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2009
Edition:  1st American ed
Description:  229 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780374350550, 0374350558,
Language:  English


Originally published: London : Puffin Books, 2008

Starting-point -- Papa and Mama -- More about Mama -- Kindergarten, 1922-3 -- A grand time -- Llandaff Cathedral School, 1923-5 (age 7-9) -- The bicycle and the sweet-shop -- The great mouse plot -- A life without sweets -- Going to Norway -- The magic island -- A visit to the doctor -- The last lap -- St. Peter's, 1925-9 (age 9-13) -- First day -- Writing home -- The matron -- Homesickness -- A drive in the motor-car -- The Maccano chariot -- Captain Hardcastle -- How I became a writer -- Little Ellis and the boil -- Goat's tobacco -- Repton and Shell, 1929-36 (age 13-20) -- Getting dressed for the big school -- Boazers -- Painful punishments -- The headmaster -- Chocolates -- Horrid little boys and girls -- Corkers -- Fagging -- That awful cold bath -- Games and photography -- Goodbye, school -- P.S -- The voyage out (excerpt from Going solo -- A Dahl-tastic quiz

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