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Memoir

Author: John McGahern
Publisher: London : Faberand Faber, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of John McGahern's childhood; of his mother's death, his father's anger and bafflement, and his own discovery of literature and his ambition to become a writer. Memoir includes McGahern's memories of Dublin in the 1960s, his time as a schoolteacher, and his sacking for writing a banned book (his second novel, The Dark). It ends with his return to live in Leitrim with his wife and the death of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John McGahern; John McGahern; John McGahern
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McGahern
ISBN: 0571228100 9780571228102 0571230393 9780571230396
OCLC Number: 62521651
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: John McGahern.

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This is the story of John McGahern's childhood; of his mother's death, his father's anger and bafflement, and his own discovery of literature and his ambition to become a writer. At the heart of the  Read more...

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