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Self-portrait with boy

Rachel Lyon

Self-portrait with boy

a novel

by Rachel Lyon

  • 310 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Death,
  • Women photographers,
  • Children,
  • Female friendship

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRachel Lyon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3612.Y566 S45 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination376 pages
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26943338M
    ISBN 101501169580
    ISBN 109781501169588
    OCLC/WorldCa989963750

    Self-Portrait with Boy is around pages, but the book reads quickly, owing to suspenseful turns, lively dialogue, and emotional entanglements that become more and more complex. Lu and Kate’s relationship is at once tender and tormented, bound by mutual loneliness and the suggestion of a burgeoning physical attraction. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Self-Portrait with Boy: A Novel by Rachel Lyon (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

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      Self-Portrait with Boy by Rachel Lyon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Self-portrait With Boy A Novel (Book): Lyon, Rachel: A compulsively readable and electrifying debut about an ambitious young female artist who accidentally photographs a boy falling to his death--an image that could jumpstart her career, but would also devastate her most intimate friendship. Lu Rile is a relentlessly focused young photographer struggling to make ends meet.


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Self-Portrait With Boy is a smart novel about the narcissistic ambition that's needed to succeed, especially in the art world, especially in New York.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR "A sparkling debut wrestles with complex questions about art-making, integrity and the ethics of ambition." —The New York Times Book Review/5(58).

Set in early 90s Brooklyn on the brink of gentrification, Self-Portrait with Boy is a “sparkling debut” (The New York Times Book Review) about the emotional dues that must be paid on the road to success and a powerful exploration of the complex terrain of female ed on: Ma I was blown away by this book.

Self-Portrait with Boy is a ruthless examination of the cost of success for a young hopeful photographer. Lu Rile is in her late 20s, squatting in an Artists in Residence abandoned-warehouse-turned-apartment in Brooklyn which is so run down it should be condemned, working three jobs and trying to break into the competitive arts scene/5.

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With a simple, tragic accident. The click of a shutter and a grown man's beast-like howl. The silent rush of neighbors down our dark dirty. Rachel Lyon’s novel Self-Portrait With Boy was long-listed for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize and is in feature film development at Topic Studios.

Her short work has appeared or is forthcoming in One Story, Longreads, Joyland, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. Rachel Lyon is the author of the novel Self-Portrait with Boy. She teaches for the Sackett Street Writers Workshop, Catapult, Slice, and elsewhere, and offers private writing coaching.

Most weeks she sends out a free writing/thinking prompts newsletter. She is a cofounder of the monthly reading series Ditmas Lit. Set in early 90s Brooklyn on the brink of gentrification, Self-Portrait with Boy is a “sparkling debut” (The New York Times Book Review) about the emotional dues that must be paid on the road to success and a powerful exploration of the complex terrain of female friendship/5(5).

The spaces immense, the rent cheap, the living conditions precarious. It is one of these warehouses in DUMBO on which Rachel Lyon’s debut novel, SELF-PORTRAIT WITH BOY, is centered. Lu Rile is a year-old aspiring photographer trying to break into the art world while living in an old cardboard factory across the East River from Manhattan.

Self Portrait With Boy Art is rooted in experience, and artists plumb their lives for their art. I think of F. Scott Fitzgerald and how he appropriated Zelda's letters and diaries and story for his work, or Thomas Wolfe whose first novel Look Homeward, Angel caused a ruckus in his hometown that was so thinly veiled in the book.

The author of “Self-Portrait with Boy” will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Third Place Books in Ravenna, 20th Ave. N.E., Seattle ( or Self-Portrait with Boy: A Novel - Ebook written by Rachel Lyon.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Self-Portrait with Boy: A Novel/5(6). SELF-PORTRAIT WITH BOY.

by Rachel Lyon. BUY NOW FROM More than a book about art, or morality, it is a book about time: Lyon captures the end of an era. Lu, after this, for better and worse, will never be the person she was before the photograph.

And as the warehouses get developed and the rents rise, the city won’t ever be the same. Self-Portrait with Boy is Rachel Lyon’s first book, and it is definitely far from being a lucky accident.

Lyrically written, emotionally complicated, and surprising in many ways, it is hard to put down. It explores what constitutes success and fame and art.3/4(6).

“Self-Portrait With Boy is a beautiful novel about art, friendship, and grief set in DUMBO, Brooklyn, in the gritty s. A something artist has finally created her masterpiece, but the haunting photograph features her friend Kate’s son falling to his death.

Self-Portrait with Boy by Rachel Lyon available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews. Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize A compulsively readable and electrifying. Set in early 90s Brooklyn on the brink of gentrification, Self-Portrait with Boy is a provocative commentary about the emotional dues that must be paid on the road to success, a powerful exploration of the complex terrain of female friendship, and a brilliant debut from novelist Rachel Lyon.

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The emotional toll, the guilt and stress created by the accidental photo of Max's demise and Lu's potential rise cannot be understated.Self-Portrait with Boy: A Novel: Lyon, Rachel: Books - Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

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