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I'll tell me ma : a childhood memoir

Author: Brian Keenan
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of an ordinary boy growing up in Belfast after the war; an ordinary boy who would go on to become world-famous as a hostage in Beirut and author of the extraordinary testimony of imprisonment and survival that was "An Evil Cradling". In this remarkable and equally moving act of retrieval, Brian Keenan has captured the vanished world of 1950s Belfast in all its vivid vernacular and grey, post-war  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keenan, Brian, 1950-
I'll tell me ma.
London : Jonathan Cape, 2009
(OCoLC)760341118
Named Person: Brian Keenan; Brian Keenan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Keenan
ISBN: 9780224062169 0224062166
OCLC Number: 390603622
Description: 307 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Brian Keenan.

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Brian Keenan has captured the vanished world of 1950s Belfast in all its vivid vernacular and grey, post-war austerity. It was also a place of ghosts: the plague dead in the cemeteries, the family  Read more...

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