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The holy city

Author: Pat McCabe
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chris McCool, the dandyish, debonair playboy of a small and insulated community called the Happy Club, reflects on his two lives: the one he lives and the darker one he's tried hard to forget. The illegitimate son of a rich Protestant landowner's wife and a poor Catholic farmer, Chris wanted to be a sixties swinger - driving a Ford Cortina, owning a pair of purple velvet flares - but, despite his good intentions,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fiction Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCabe, Pat, 1955-
Holy city.
London : Bloomsbury, 2009
(OCoLC)650035410
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pat McCabe
ISBN: 9780747597568 0747597561 9780747598169 0747598169
OCLC Number: 258086533
Description: 212 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Patrick McCabe.

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'McCabe has made unreliable narrators his stock-in-trade, and they do not come much more unreliable than sexagenarian boulevardier Chris J. McCool Throw in a dashing Nigerian and small-town Ireland Read more...

 
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