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The slab boys

Author: John Byrne
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Nelson Doubleday, [1982]
Series: Traverse plays, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A screenplay set in Glasgow in 1957. The three Slab Boys apply themselves with awe-inspiring gusto to everything but their factory jobs. Phil seeks a place at the Glasgow Art School, Spanky wants to become the next Elvis, and Hector dreams of taking the luscious Lucille to the staff dance.--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Drama
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Byrne
OCLC Number: 10495706
Notes: "Book club edition."
Description: 117 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Traverse plays, 2.
Responsibility: by John Byrne.

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A screenplay set in Glasgow in 1957. The three Slab Boys apply themselves with awe-inspiring gusto to everything but their factory jobs. Phil seeks a place at the Glasgow Art School, Spanky wants to become the next Elvis, and Hector dreams of taking the luscious Lucille to the staff dance.--Amazon.com.

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