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A Disaffection

Kelman, James

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ISBN 10: 0374140243 / ISBN 13: 9780374140243
Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1989
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1st American Edition/1st Printing. $18.95 price on DJ flap. SIGNED and inscribed by author on a bookplate decal on front end page. Also includes laid-in the original 1989 review from New York Times Book Review. Bookseller Inventory # 004699

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Title: A Disaffection

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Patrick Doyle, a Glasgow schoolteacher drowning in despair, can no longer control his students or his life and retreats into the world of corrugated cardboard pipes--a musical sanctuary of his own invention

About the Author:

James Kelman was born in Glasgow in 1946. His books include Not not while the giro, The Busconductor Hines, A Chancer, Greyhound for breakfast, which won the 1987 Cheltenham Prize, and A Disaffection, which won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. His most recent novel, How late it was, how late won the 1994 Booker Prize. James Kelman lives in Glasgow with his wife and two daughters.

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