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The contractors : a novel

Author: John B Keane
Publisher: Dublin : Mercier Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the story of Dan Murray, who emigrated to England in 1952. He finds work as a building labourer and in time he becomes a building contractor. John B. Keane captures the turbulent, bawdy, anarchic life of Irish contractors and labourers as they try to make it big in England. Told in his usual hilarious and bulls-eye accurate style." -- Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John B Keane
ISBN: 1856350673 9781856350679 1856350584 9781856350587
OCLC Number: 29257199
Description: 319 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by John B. Keane.

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A novel that traces the fortunes of the Irish labourers who emigrated to England in the 1950s. John B. Keane gives the reader fascinating details of their daily existence, their exhilerations and  Read more...

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