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Magazine : A Novel


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ISBN 10: 1571971815 / ISBN 13: 9781571971814
Published by Pentland Press, Raleigh, NC, 2000
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Small 4to. Black buckram, pictorial dust jacket. 278pp. Near fine/near fine. Edition not ascertainable -- but a tight, handsome copy of this drama about a Chicago newspaper columnist turned magazine publisher, nicely signed and inscribed by the author in his characteristic green fineline on the front flyleaf: "To Valerie! / Best wishes! / Jim Mallon / 11/2/00.". Bookseller Inventory # 29400

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Title: Magazine : A Novel

Publisher: Pentland Press, Raleigh, NC

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Book by Mallon, James, Mallon, Jim

From the Author:

Irish Olympic hero Declan Swift visits Chicago, decides to stay and becomes a true Irish American success story. After years as a newspaper sports columnist, he founds a sports magazine and begins accumulating a fortune followed by problems. Unwittingly, the famous British biographer, Peter Molloy, hired to write a history of the magazine for it's 40th anniversary, is thrust into the role of sleuth in solving Declan's problems. Molloy is aided by the comely lawyer, Marla Wojciekowsi whose heart often dims her perspective. An urban tale of jealousy and greed, sex and nobility from high rise office suites in Chicago to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, to the green meadows of County Limerick in Ireland is rhythmic entertaining prose.

A Book About Limerick calls for a 'limerick' or two

With the number of Irish Themes in current books...

Irish books are to some quite demeaning, With oppressive tales often blaspheming

Now MAGAZINE has arrived, Heralding success, wealth and pride

And the readers will find it redeeming!

What MAGAZINE is all about...

To Chicago moved Declan Swift, Then to Limerick came his magnanimous gift.

His intentions were noble The gift's impact global,

And it settled a long family rift.

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