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Antarctica

Keegan, Claire

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ISBN 10: 0571197124 / ISBN 13: 9780571197125
Published by Faber and Faber, 1999
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed. First Edition. Paperback original in dust jacket. Fine copy; first printing with full numberline. Flat signed by Keegan on title page. Though not marked, from the collection of Mel Waggoner, host of the public radio program "Profiles" which interviewed authors. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000087655

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Title: Antarctica

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Presented here is a debut collection of short stories set in Ireland and the Deep South of America. They reveal lives where dreams, memory and chance can lead to horrifying consequences; worlds where obsession and dark tensions seethe just beneath the surface.

About the Author:

Claire Keegan was born in 1968 and grew up on a farm in Wicklow. Her first collection of short stories, Antarctica, was completed in 1998. It announced her as an exceptionally gifted and versatile writer of contemporary fiction and was awarded the Rooney Prize for Literature. Her second short story collection, Walk the Blue Fields, was published to enormous critical acclaim in 2007 and won her the 2008 Edge Hill Prize for Short Stories. Claire Keegan lives in County Wexford, Ireland.

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