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Our fathers

Author: Andrew O'Hagan
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A novel on three generations of Scottish men. They are an idealistic civil servant who created affordable housing in Glasgow, his good-for-nothing son, and the sensitive grandson, a journalist who stays with him as he dies.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Hagan, Andrew, 1968-
Our fathers.
New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., ©1999
(OCoLC)605548633
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew O'Hagan
ISBN: 0151004943 9780151004942 0156012022 9780156012027
OCLC Number: 41017557
Awards: Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2001.
Description: 289 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Andrew OʼHagan.
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Watching over his dying grandfather and mentor, Jamie Bawn tells the story of his three generations of dreamers in postwar Scotland--a tale of pride and delusion, of nationality and strong drink, of  Read more...

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"By any standards, Our Fathers is a powerful novel. As a first novel, it is very remarkable indeed."-The Independent "O'Hagan makes the heavy light, the ugly near to lovely through an unusual Read more...

 
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