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A Goat's Song

Healy, Dermot

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ISBN 10: 0670861561 / ISBN 13: 9780670861569
Published by Penguin Books Canada, Limited, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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FINE/FINE unread copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Very Irish. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000472

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Bibliographic Details

Title: A Goat's Song

Publisher: Penguin Books Canada, Limited, Toronto, ON, Canada

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

A novel by the Irish author of Fighting with Shadows traces the imaginary attempts of an alcoholic playwright to restore his ex-lover, attempts that encompass the Presbyterian and Catholic sides of Ireland.

About the Author:

Dermot Healy was born in Finea, Co. Westmeath, in 1947. He is the author of the story collection Banished Misfortune (1982), which won two Hennessy Awards and the Tom Gallon Award, a novel, Fighting with Shadows (1984), and a poetry collection, The Ballyconnell Colours (1992). He wrote the screenplay for Cathal Black's film about the Christian Brothers, Our Boys, and his plays include The Long Swim, On Broken Wings and Last Night's Fun. He has edited two journals, The Drumlin and Force 10, which was singled out for praise as one of Ireland's best community arts journals. A Goat's Song won the 1994 Encore Award for the best second novel. His most recent book, The Bend for Home was published by Harvill in 1996. He is a member of Aosdana and lives near Sligo.

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