The Abomination

The Abomination

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Baker & Taylor
Tormented by conflicting impulses and memories of the past, Santiago Moore Zamora recalls his youth with a distant mother, his exile to an English boarding school, the sexual advances of two teachers, and the desperate stategies he adopted to survive.

Baker
& Taylor

Tormented by conflicting impulses and the memories of his past, Santiago Moore Zamora recalls his youth with a distant mother, his exile to an English boarding school, the abuse of classmates and the furtive sexual advance of two teachers, his father's condemnation of the realities of his life, and the desperate strategies he adopted to survive. A first novel. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Knopf, c2000
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780375410550
0375410554
Branch Call Number: F GOL
Characteristics: 433 p. ; 25 cm

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FavouriteFiction Sep 30, 2009

James Moore Zamora explains his cynicism and anger by narrating the story of his childhood in an exclusive Catholic boarding school in England.

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