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The deportees

Author: Roddy Doyle
Publisher: London : Vintage : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories which range from 'Guess Who's Coming to the Dinner', where a father who prides himself on his open-mindedness when his daughters talk about sex, is forced to confront his feelings when one of them brings home a black fella, to a ghost story, 'The Pram', about a Polish nanny who scares her charge's older sisters.
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Genre/Form: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 9780099507055 0099507056 9780224080613 022408061X
OCLC Number: 851784340
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 256 pages ; 20 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: Roddy Doyle.

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Roddy Doyle has been writing stories for "Metro Eireann", a newspaper started by, and aimed at, immigrants to Ireland. Each of these stories took a new slant on the immigrant experience, something of  Read more...

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"Writing at the top of his form...Doyle proves a brilliant, offbeat Dublin diplomat. He imagines, with humour and humanity, the difficulties involved in being Irish and in being foreign and Read more...

 
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