Jim the Boy

Jim the Boy

By Tony Earley

Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316198950, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 2001


Both delightful and wise, Jim the Boy brilliantly captures the pleasures and fears of youth at a time when America itself was young and struggling to come into its own.

About the Author
Tony Earley was selected by "Granta" as one of today's best young writers, "The New Yorker" featured him in its best young fiction writers issue, and his first novel, "Jim the Boy", became a national best-seller. He is also the author of a highly praised collection of short stories, "Here We Are in Paradise". He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and teaches writing at Vanderbilt University.