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No great mischief

Author: Alistair MacLeod
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage international edView all editions and formats
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Generations after their forebears went into exile, the MacDonalds still face seemingly unmitigated hardships and cruelties of life. Alexander, orphaned as a child by a horrific tragedy, has nevertheless gained some success in the world. Even his older brother, Calum, a nearly destitute alcoholic living on Toronto's skid row, has been scarred by another tragedy. But, like all his clansman, Alexander is sustained by a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacLeod, Alistair.
No great mischief.
New York : Vintage Books, 2001
(OCoLC)605259458
Online version:
MacLeod, Alistair.
No great mischief.
New York : Vintage Books, 2001
(OCoLC)606200528
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair MacLeod
ISBN: 0375726659 9780375726651
OCLC Number: 45330276
Description: 283 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Alistair MacLeod.
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Generations after their forebears went into exile, the MacDonalds still face seemingly unmitigated hardships and cruelties of life. Alexander, orphaned as a child by a horrific tragedy, has nevertheless gained some success in the world. Even his older brother, Calum, a nearly destitute alcoholic living on Toronto's skid row, has been scarred by another tragedy. But, like all his clansman, Alexander is sustained by a family history that seems to run through his veins.

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