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Greyhound For Breakfast

Kelman, James

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ISBN 10: 0374166870 / ISBN 13: 9780374166878
Published by New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988, New York, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Cloth. First Edition. Signed by Author. First US edition, first printing, signed by the author on the title page. A fine clean tight copy in fine unclipped dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 000634

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Title: Greyhound For Breakfast

Publisher: New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988, New York

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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A brilliant collection of stories set in the tenements and cheap casinos of Glasgow, Manchester and London.

About the Author:

James Kelman was born in Glasgow in 1946. After leaving school at 15 he worked in the printing industry and as a bus driver. In 1971 he attended creative writing night classes and in 1973 an American company published his first collection of short stories, An Old Pub Near the Angel. Greyhound for Breakfast won the 1987 Cheltenham Prize; A Disaffection won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize; How Late It Was, How Late won the 1994 Booker Prize amidst a storm of controversy. He has also written many plays for stage and radio. He lives in Glasgow with his wife and family.

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