A novel of mothers lost and found, "Wilderness" is part roaring adventure, part family drama - with a charm that's all Roddy Doyle's. While Tom and Johnny are on a husky safari in Finland, their half-sister Grainne stays behind to face the mother who abandoned her. But Tom and Johnny are too caught up in their adventure to think of home - until they find themselves lost in the snow, in a desperate struggle for survival...
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Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1958, Roddy Doyle has become one of the most renown and celebrated Irish authors of the late twentieth century. Doyl received his Bachelor of Arts from St. Finian’s Christian Brothers School in Sutton and went on to University College, Dublin. Upon the completion of his education, Roddy Doyle worked as a Geography and English teacher in Kilbarrack, North Dublin.
Roddy Doyle’s adult novel, Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha, a story about a ten-year old boy living Ireland, won Doyle the Booker Prize, the United Kingdom’s greatest literary honor.
Roddy Doyle lives in Ireland with his wife, Belinda and their two children.
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Book Description Pearson Education Limited, United Kingdom, 2008. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Perfect for teaching: split narrative structure characterisation theme of family relationships. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780435132033
Book Description Heinemann 2008-02-21, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # NU-PEA-00001012
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