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Author: F X Toole
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dan Cooley, ageing LA trainer and cut man, watches his 11-year-old grandson die in a traffic accident. No one's to blame: but Dan, left without family, can't accept that. He pesters the police, stalks the unfortunate young woman who ran over the boy, prowls the coastal highway drinking bottom-shelf vodka from the bottle and planning to set fire to himself. He is still on his feet, yet barely conscious. Meanwhile,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Sports stories
General fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F X Toole
ISBN: 9780436206252 0436206250
OCLC Number: 77254977
Description: xi, 366 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: F.X. Toole.

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Set in towns where violence is the norm and success stories take on an almost mythic importance, this is an old-fashioned novel, peopled with interesting characters - bloody but unbowed - who  Read more...

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"[Toole's] a page-turning writer with guts and heart. . ."--Charlotte Observer

 
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