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Milkman : a novel

Author: Anna Burns
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French night classes downtown. So when a local paramilitary known as the milkman begins pursuing her, she suddenly becomes "interesting," the last thing she ever wanted to be. Despite middle sister's attempts to avoid him-and to keep her mother from finding out about her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Burns
ISBN: 1644450003 9781644450000
OCLC Number: 1066115046
Notes: "First published in 2018 by Faber & Faber Limited, London"--Title page verso.
Awards: 2018 Man Booker Prize winner.
Description: 352 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Anna Burns.

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"In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French night classes downtown. So when a local paramilitary known as the milkman begins pursuing her, she suddenly becomes "interesting," the last thing she ever wanted to be. Despite middle sister's attempts to avoid him-and to keep her mother from finding out about her maybe-boyfriend-rumors spread and the threat of violence lingers"--Page 4 of cover.

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