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Getting Through

McGahern, John

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ISBN 10: 0060130431 / ISBN 13: 9780060130435
Published by Harper & Row, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1980
Condition: Near Fine+ Hardcover
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1st American Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on a bookplate on front end page (signature and date only--date being March 1, 2006, 28 days before his death). Laid-in is photcopy of signed note from author sayong he was pleased to sign bookplates. Small sticker residue on front-panel of DJ and stains on rear. $10.95 price on DJ flap. Early collection of eleven short stories by McGahern. Bookseller Inventory # 014672

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Title: Getting Through

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Eleven stories set in the author's native Ireland deal with the fragile relations between the sexes, rage within families, the sudden resurfacing of intense fears, and the consequences of willfulness

About the Author:

John McGahern was born in Dublin in 1934 and brought up in the West of Ireland. He is a graduate of University College, Dublin. He has worked as a Primary School teacher and has held various academic posts at universities in Britain, Ireland and America.In the opinion of the Observer, John McGahern is 'Ireland's greatest living novelist'. He is the author of six highly acclaimed novels and four collections of short stories, and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honours, including a Society of Authors Travelling Scholarship, the American-Irish Award, the Prix Etrang re Ecureuil and the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Amongst Women, which has won both the GPA and the Irish Times Award, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and made into a four-part BBC television series. His work has appeared in anthologies and has been translated into many languages.John McGahern lives in County Leitrim, Ireland.

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