Children of the Dead End by Patrick MacGill
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Children of the Dead End
By Patrick MacGill

Children of the Dead End

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Children of the Dead End by Patrick MacGill

Book Description

Written as fiction, this text is Patrick MacGill's autobiography. Starting with an account of his childhood in Ireland at the end of the 19th century, the story moves to Scotland where, tramp then gang-labourer then navvy, Dermond Flynn (as he sometimes calls himself) discovers himself as a writer.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841580005
ISBN-10: 1841580007
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Birlinn Ltd
Publisher: Birlinn General
Publish Date: 22-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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