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The speckled people

Author: Hugo Hamilton
Publisher: London ; New York : Fourth Estate, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"As a young boy, growing up in Dublin, Hugo Hamilton struggles with the question of what it means to be speckled. The speckled people are, in his father's words, 'the new Irish, partly from Ireland, partly from somewhere else' ... Surrounded by fear, guilt, and frequently comic cultural entanglements, Hugo tries to understand the differences between Irish history and German history and to turn the strange logic of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hamilton, Hugo.
Speckled people.
London ; New York : Fourth Estate, ©2003
(OCoLC)606928037
Named Person: Hugo Hamilton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugo Hamilton
ISBN: 0007149980 9780007149988 0007148054 9780007148059 0007148062 9780007148066
OCLC Number: 50561936
Awards: Shortlisted for YoungMinds Book Award 2003.
Description: 298 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Hugo Hamilton.
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This is the memoir of a young boy growing up in Dublin and his family's homesickness for a country they can call their own.  Read more...

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