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The book, Boys will be boys, is an elegy for the author s father and is a recollection of memoirs and keepsakes The prose is almost poetic with each chapter opening with urdu poetry and the nostalgia and wit are always on point Though very brief the book does feel like a drag at times. It s Suleri It s good You will laugh, you will cry, you will have a Suleri esque time. ^E-PUB ☚ Boys Will Be Boys: A Daughter's Elegy ⇨ Sara Suleri Goodyear S Meatless Days, Recognized Now As A Classic Of Postcolonial Literature, Is A Finely Wrought Memoir Of Her Girlhood In Pakistan After The Partition Set Around The Women Of Her Family, Meatless Days Intertwines The Violent History Of Pakistan S Independence With Suleri Goodyear S Most Intimate Memories Of Her Grandmother, Mother, And Sisters In Boys Will Be Boys, She Returns With The Same Treasury Of Language, Humor, And Passion To Her Childhood And Early Adulthood To Pay Tribute To Her Father, The Political Journalist Z A Suleri Known As Pip, For His Patriotic And Preposterous DispositionTaking Its Title From That Jokingly Chosen By Her Father For His Unwritten Autobiography, Boys Will Be Boys Dips In And Out Of Suleri Goodyear S Upbringing In Pakistan And Her Life In The United States, Moving Between Public And Private History And Addressing Questions Of Loss And Cultural Displacement Through A Resolutely Comic Lens In This Rich Portrait, Pip Emerges As A Prodigious Figure An Ardent Agitator Against British Rule In The S And S, A Founder Of The Times Of Karachi And The Evening Times, On And Off Editor Of The Pakistan Times, For A Brief Time Director Of The Pakistan Military Intelligence Service, And A Frequently Jailed Antagonist Of Successive Pakistani Leaders To The Author, Though, He Was Also Preposterous Counting Himself King Of Infinite Space, A Man Who Imposed Outrageously On His Children As Suleri Goodyear Chronicles, Pip Demanded Their Loyalty Yet Banished Them Easily From His Favor Contrary And Absurdly Unfair, He Read Their Diaries, Interfered In Their Relationships, And Believed In A Father S Inalienable Right To Oppress His ChildrenSuleri Goodyear Invites The Reader Into An Intimacy Shaped Equally By History And Intensely Personal Detail, Creating An Elegant Elegy For A Man Of Force And Contradiction And Perhaps Pip Was Not So Preposterous After All On Judgment Day, He Told His Daughter, I Will Say To God, Be Merciful, For I Have Already Been Judged By My Child