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The Fields

Maher, Kevin

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ISBN 10: 0349138672 / ISBN 13: 9780349138671
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The launch of a major new literary voice in Irish/British fiction: set in 1980s Dublin and London, The Fields tells the vividly evocative story of Jim Finnegan's unfairly interrupted adolescence. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 144 x 28. Weight in Grams: 358. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear. 2014. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KTJ0033001

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Title: The Fields

Publisher: Abacus

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

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Dublin, 1984: Jim Finnegan is thirteen years old, the youngest in a family of five sisters. After a drunken yet delicate rendition of 'The Fields of Athenry' at a party, Jim captures both the attention of the beautiful Saidhbh Donohue and the unwanted desires of the devious Father O'Culigeen. Between his growing love for Saidhbh and the abuse O'Culigeen subjects him to, Jim's life starts to unravel. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60% of the author's work and as low as 30% with characters and plotlines removed.

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KEVIN MAHER was born and brought up in Dublin, and moved to London in 1994 to begin a career in journalism. He wrote for The Guardian, The Observer and Time Out and was film editor of The Face magazine before joining The Times (London), where he is a feature writer, critic and columnist. He lives in Hertfordshire with his family.

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