By (author) Alan Bissett
Normal Price: $18.91
Your Price: $17.02 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $1.89! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.85 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 10-12 days
Pack Men by Alan Bissett
Book Description'That's why aw this-' Cage lifts his lager can, sweeps it round 180 degrees. '-means so much tay a man.' The crowd stamps and claps, a hundred and fifty thousand voices blending into one. In 2008 Glasgow Rangers FC reached a major European final. It was held in Manchester, a short hop from Scotland into England. Cue a colossal invasion: the largest movement of Scots over the border in history and the first time in hundreds of years that an English city was taken over. Chaos reigned. Pack Men is the fictional story of three pals and one child trapped inside this powderkeg. In a city rocking with beer, brotherhood and sectarianism, the boys struggle to hold onto their friendship, as they turn on each other and the police turn on them. And somehow one of them has to disclose a secret which he knows the others won't want to hear...With this novel, one of Scotland's leading young writers has created a scuffed comedy about male un-bonding and Britain unravelling.
Buy Pack Men book by Alan Bissett from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780755319442
(197mm x 130mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Hachette Scotland
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Publish Date: 10-May-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alan Bissett
Alight Here, Paperback (May 2015)
Edited by author and playwright Alan Bissett this collection features established writers from the area such as Aidan Moffat, Gordon Legge, Janet Paisley, and Brian McCabe. Alongside them are a host of new talents, as well as poetry unearthed from Falkirk Archives. Together, these voices create a compelling picture of Falkirk.
Collected Plays 2009-2014, Paperback (January 2015)
The first volume of plays from one of Scotland's leading and award-winning theatrical talents
Born Under a Union Flag, Paperback (July 2014)
Looks at the connections betweek Scottish Politics and Football, with a particluar focus on Independence and Rangers.
Boyracers, Paperback (March 2011)» View all books by Alan Bissett
A supremely honest take on being young, naive, and hopeful, and the pains of life with no brakes. It is fast, pacy,funny - an exhilarating joyride through the formative years of four Falkirk teenagers. Alan has contributed an Afterword to this special anniversary edition.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Pack Men book by Alan Bissett and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Alan Bissett
Alan Bissett is a novelist, playwright and performer who lives in Glasgow. His previous novel Death of a Ladies' Man was shortlisted for a Scottish Arts Council Fiction of the Year prize. His play Turbo Folk was shortlisted for Best New Play at the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland. In 2010 he wrote and performed his 'one-woman show', The Moira Monologues around Scotland to great acclaim and it is now in development with the BBC. The short film which he wrote and narrated, 'The Shutdown', has won awards at several major international film festivals.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.