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Titre : The Feminists Go Swimming
Éditeur : Phoenix House
Date d'édition : 1996
Reliure : Soft Cover
Etat du livre : Near Fine
Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket
Signé : Signed by Author
Edition : 1st Edition.
First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The second story collection by the author of THEKEEPERS OF TRUTH. This is the simultaneous softcover printing. Near Fine in pictorial wraps (with "French Flaps") as issued. Signed by Collins on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 70261
Synopsis : These 12 stories explore different aspects of the Irish character and display a range of literary styles. "The Horses" is mock-Joycean, whilst contemporary Irish preoccupations with feminists, civic leaders, drinking, emigration and the church are satirized most clearly in "The Football Field".
A propos de l'auteur: Michael Collins was born in 1964 in Limerick, Ireland. He is the author of six novels, and two collections of short stories. His work has garnered numerous awards, including a Pushcart Award for Best American Short Stories, The Kerry Ingredients Irish Novel of the Year, along with being shortlisted for The Booker Prize and IMPAC Prize. Collins is also an extreme athlete and has won The Last Marathon in the Antarctic and set a record time in winning both The Himalayan 100 Mile Stage Race and The Everest Challenge Marathon. He is currently training for The North Pole Marathon in 2006. www.michaelcollinsauthor.com
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