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Creatures of the earth new and selected stories

Author: John McGahern
Publisher: London : Faber, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"McGahern's short stories equal his finest novels, reflecting both the richness of the ordinary, and the extraordinary, in the lives of a variety of individuals: the jilted lover waiting with would-be writers in a Dublin pub on a summer evening; the bitter climax between a father and son as a marriage begins; the fortunes and misfortunes of the Kirkwood family; and many more." "For this revised edition completed  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McGahern
ISBN: 9780571225668 0571225667
OCLC Number: 69022197
Notes: Originally published: 1992.
Description: 408 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Wheels --
Why we're here --
Christmas --
Hearts of oak and bellies of brass --
Strandhill, the sea --
Korea --
Lavin --
My love, my umbrella --
The recruiting officer --
A slip-up --
All sorts of impossible things --
Faith, hope and charity --
The wine breath --
Swallows --
Gold watch --
Parachutes --
A ballad --
Crossing the line --
High ground --
Like all other men --
Sierra Leone --
The creamery manager --
Oldfashioned --
Eddie Mac --
The conversion of William Kirkwood --
Bank holiday --
Creatures of the earth --
Love of the world --
The country funeral.
Responsibility: John McGahern.

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Features a collection of short stories - "Gold Watch", "High Ground", "Parachutes", and more.  Read more...

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