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Where have you been? : stories and a novella

Author: Joseph O'Connor
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Where Have You Been?" is award-winning novelist Joseph O'Connor's first collection of short stories in more than twenty years. Ranging from urgently contemporary London and Dublin to New York's Lower East Side in the nineteenth century, from dark comedy to poignancy, from the wryly provocative to the quietly beautiful, these stories offer a gathering of dreamers and lost souls who contend with the confusions of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 9781846555725 1846555728 9781846556890 1846556899
OCLC Number: 811118212
Description: 326 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Two little clouds --
Orchard Street, dawn --
Boyhood's fire --
Death of a civil servant --
October-coloured weather --
Figure in a photograph --
The wexford girl --
Where have you been.
Responsibility: Joseph O'Connor.

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