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The ordinary white boy

by Brock Clarke

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Young men -- Fiction.,
    • Fathers and sons -- Fiction.,
    • Missing persons -- Fiction.,
    • Racism -- Fiction.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBrock Clarke.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3603.L37 O7 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination257 p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3943305M
      ISBN 100151008108
      LC Control Number2001024184
      OCLC/WorldCa46422138

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So why not move. Maybe he secretly enjoys his perceived superiority.3/5. Brock Clarke's debut novel, The Ordinary White Boy, is a familiar story of a young man finding comfort with himself amidst an average life of work, relationships, and occasional hardships. Lamar Carney, in his khaki pants and flannel shirts, lets life happen to him, always saying he would rather be doing nothing than something/5(5).

advance praise for ordinary white boy "An extraordinary account of what passes as ordinary life in an upstate New York community. Brock Clarke treats small-town controversy with wit and sympathy, and along the way he unravels conventional measures of self-worth/5(5).

Will the ordinary white boy achieve the extraordinary in Little Falls. In a voice both tender and biting, Brock Clarke mingles subtle social criticism with laugh-out-loud funny observations, crafting in Lamar a character both unforgettable and universal, a character that will live long and proud in American literature.

This first novel has a familiar protagonist and setting: a bright youth trying to come to terms with life in a depressed and depressing little town in upstate New York. Clarke is no Richard Russo. Brock Clarke's debut novel, The Ordinary White Boy, is a familiar story of a young man finding comfort with himself amidst an average life of work, relationships, and occasional hardships.

Lamar Carney, in his khaki pants and flannel shirts, lets life happen to him, always 3/5(). The ordinary white boy. [Brock Clarke] -- This novel is about an unlikely hero: a overeducated, The ordinary white boy book, fundamentally bright, but mostly going nowhere young man who takes it upon himself to solve the mystery of a missing Latino girl.

Rare Book Cellar Pomona, NY + View Bookseller Details; Ask a Question; THE ORDINARY WHITE BOY Clarke, Brock. Buy Direct. Price: USD. New York: Harcourt, Advanced Reading copy ARC Very Good in wrappers with prublishers Review papers laid in.

; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; On Sale. First Edition; First Printing. Lamar gets engaged, finds previously hidden special qualities in his father, and realizes that no one in the world wants to think he's ordinary. And coming to grips with this scares him speechless. So, he pretends not to be scared, acts as if everything is okay, because, as the novel's closing line says, "After all, this is what us ordinary white boys are supposed to do.

The Hero Revealed (The Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy, #1), The Return of Meteor Boy. (The Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy, #2), and Author: William Boniface. From the Back Cover. In the town of Superopolis, everyone has a superpower.

Everyone, that is, except Ordinary Boy. But things are not so super in Superopolis these days with the evil Professor Brain-Drain on the loose. To make matters worse, Ordinary Boy and his friends are thrown into the middle of a baffling mystery/5(61).

The Ordinary White Boy by Brock Clarke The Ordinary White Boy goes out of its way to be ordinary. Its depiction of small town life, the gritty details and general malaise that haunt the characters of Brock Clark - this is a book about the little guy, the small town folk who never cross the.

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