New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
Next book >>
book cover of 

Stop - Time

Stop - Time

(1967)
A non fiction book by

 
First published in 1967, this is an autobiography that is a memoir of boyhood and adolescence. Beginning with a lesson in brutality at a progressive boarding school, the book moves to a self-help settlement in Florida, a Connecticut mental hospital (where Conroy's mother and stepfather are wardens), and to New York City (where he survives by his wits in schools, at jobs, and even more dangerously at home). Then, after his mother leaves for Europe and his stepfather installs an insane mistress in the family's apartment, Conroy runs away, embarking on new adventures.

 
Similar Books by other authors...


The Crying of Lot 49
Thomas Pynchon

Both Flesh and Not
David Foster Wallace

The Broom of the System
David Foster Wallace

Giving Up the Ghost
Hilary Mantel
 
Used availability for Frank Conroy's Stop - Time


See all available used copies of this book at Abebooks UK or Abebooks US
 

Hardback Editions

March 1968 : UK Hardback
Title: Stop-time
Author(s): Frank Conroy
ISBN: 0-370-00642-9 / 978-0-370-00642-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 1967 : USA Hardback
Title: Stop-Time
Author(s): Frank Conroy
ISBN: 0-670-67190-8 / 978-0-670-67190-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Viking Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

February 1977 : UK Paperback
Title: Stop-time
Author(s): Frank Conroy
ISBN: 0-14-004446-9 / 978-0-14-004446-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 1972 : USA Paperback
Title: Stop-Time
Author(s): Frank Conroy
ISBN: 0-670-00339-5 / 978-0-670-00339-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

November 1999 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Stop-Time
Author(s): Frank Conroy
ISBN: 0-7887-0220-3 / 978-0-7887-0220-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



Search for