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Maggie & me : a memoir

Author: Damian Barr
Publisher: Toronto : Anansi, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""This amazing book tells the story of an appalling childhood with truth and clarity unsmudged by self-pity. It grips from beginning to end."? Diana Athill, Costa Book Award?winning author of Somewhere Towards the End Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes crossed with Billy Elliot, Maggie & Me is a unique, tender, and witty memoir of surviving the tough streets of small town Scotland during the Thatcher years. October 12,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barr, Damian.
Maggie & Me.
New York : House of Anansi Press, ©2013
Named Person: Damian Barr; Margaret Thatcher
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Damian Barr
ISBN: 9781770893818 1770893814
OCLC Number: 827828544
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Maggie and me
Responsibility: Damian Barr.

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""This amazing book tells the story of an appalling childhood with truth and clarity unsmudged by self-pity. It grips from beginning to end."? Diana Athill, Costa Book Award?winning author of Somewhere Towards the End Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes crossed with Billy Elliot, Maggie & Me is a unique, tender, and witty memoir of surviving the tough streets of small town Scotland during the Thatcher years. October 12, 1984. An IRA bomb blows apart the Grand Hotel in Brighton. Miraculously, Maggie Thatcher survives. In small-town Scotland, eight-year-old Dam.

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