Boy Erased: A Memoir

  • 349 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
Boy Erased: A Memoir

⇍ Read Hardcover [ ⌑ Boy Erased: A Memoir ] For Free ⇢ Book Author Garrard Conley ∜ A powerful convergence of events that Conley portrays eloquently Washington PostThe power of Conleys story resides not only in the vividly depicted grotesqueries of the therapy system, but in his lyrical writing about sexuality and love, and his reflections on the Southern family and culture that shaped him Los Angeles TimesThis brave and bracing memoir is an urgent reminder that America remains a place where queer people have to fight for their lives Its also a generous portrait of a family in which the myths of prejudice give way before the reality of love Equal parts sympathy and rage, Boy Erasedis a necessary, beautiful book Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to YouA brave, powerful meditation on identity and faith, Boy Erasedis the story of one mans journey to accepting himself and overcoming shame and trauma in the midst of deep rooted bigotry Buzzfeed Buzzfeed s Hot Summer Reads A moving memoir about discovering your true self, Boy Erasedis a must read Bustle Boy Erased is a gut punch of a memoir, but the miracle of this book is the generosity with which Conley writes in an effort to understand the circumstances and motivations that led his family to seek the cure his memoir is not simply a story of survival in this book, a true writer comes of age Conley writes vividly, with intelligence, wit, and genuine empathy By embracing complexity and compassion, he reclaims his life and reminds us that a story rarely belongs to one person alone LA Review of BooksWell written, compelling, disturbing, and ultimately quite bracing, this is an important, refreshingly unsentimental perspective on the dangers and abuses of ex gay therapy ministries Bay Area ReporterWrenching and absorbing Travel and Leisure A compelling story of perseverance and humanity Outsmart Magazine Boy Erased isnt a smug tale of liberal awakening Conley is frank and articulate about the sense of loss that has come with denying his religion and, as a consequence, the family he still loves Conleys writerly eye often wanders outside non fictions usual constraints Writing stories is the work he wants to do this book is clearly the work he needed to do Toronto StarExceptionally well written This timely addition to the debate on conversion therapy will build sympathy for both children and parents who avail themselves of it while still showing how damaging it can be Publishers Weekly, STARRED reviewIn a sharp and shocking debut memoir, Conley digs deep into the ex gay therapy system An engaging memoir that will inevitably make readers long for a equal future Kirkus Reviews Closely observed feelings are the fuel that drives this complex coming of age account Moving and thought provoking BooklistAn essential document of the early 21st Century Conley bears witness to something history will eventually condemn as too horrible to have happened, but he also takes the pain of ex gay therapy and makes of it not just a record but a wonder.Alexander Chee, author of The Queen of the Night A brave account of a young man coming to terms with his sexuality in an environment that reviles him for it A triumphant, heartfelt story Julia Scheeres, New York Timesbestselling author of Jesus Land and A Thousand LivesGarrard Conley has a hell of story to tell, but he tells it with complete intelligence and gravity and beauty This is a book that matters on every level, from the most intimate to the most political, and it settles into the reader s memory perfectly and permanently Boy Erased is the book for our times an important book, and a true companion.Rebecca Lee, author of Bobcat and Other Stories Conley tells his story beautifully, with candor and courage and with compassion not only for the boy he was but for the parents who sent him to ex gay therapy Here at last is a story of evangelical homophobia from the inside, from a survivor and former believer, rather than from the incredulous outside A vital book for young people still struggling with self hatred inside the church and for anyone whos escaped it Maud Newton Garrard Conleys memoir about his time in the ex gay movement is actually about surviving an attempt at soul murder This is a book that had to be written, and it deserves a wide audience Charles Baxter, author of The Feast of Love In 1982, Edmund White broke literary ground with his memoir A Now its Garrard Conleys turn to bring his own story to readers As White was three decades ago for his generation, Conley is an important and necessary contemporary voice Ann Hood, author of The Knitting Circle and ComfortGarrard Conley s fiction and nonfiction can be found in Time, Vice, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and on, Buzzfeed, and elsewhere He has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf, Sewanee, and Elizabeth Kostova Foundation writers conferences A finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Boy Erased, Conley lives and teaches in New York. 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