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The vagabond's breakfast

Author: Richard Gwyn
Publisher: Talybont, Ceredigion [Wales] : Alcemi ; [Chester Springs, PA] : U.S. distributor Dufour Editions, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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'In 2006, Richard Gwyn was given a year to live unless a suitable liver donor were found. A novelist and poet, he lost nine years of his life to vagrancy and alcoholism in the Mediterranean, principally Spain and Crete. This memoir is an account of his lost years; the damage done to his liver; redemption via friendship, imagination, intellect, love and fatherhood; recovery; living with viral hepatitis, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard Gwyn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Gwyn
ISBN: 9780956012555 0956012558
OCLC Number: 708219580
Notes: Distributor from label on p. [4] of cover.
Description: 189 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Richard Gwyn.

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'In 2006, Richard Gwyn was given a year to live unless a suitable liver donor were found. A novelist and poet, he lost nine years of his life to vagrancy and alcoholism in the Mediterranean, principally Spain and Crete. This memoir is an account of his lost years; the damage done to his liver; redemption via friendship, imagination, intellect, love and fatherhood; recovery; living with viral hepatitis, and the life-saving gift of a hepatic graft.'--Wheelers.co.nz.

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