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The pornographer

by John McGahern

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Authors -- Ireland -- Fiction.,
    • Ireland -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn McGahern.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6063.A2176 P6 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3432356M
      ISBN 10014027796X
      LC Control Number2005058618

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Known for the detailed dissection of Irish life found in works such as The Barracks, The Dark and Amongst Women, The Observer hailed him as "the greatest living Irish novelist" before his death in and in its obituary the Guardian described.

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New York: Harper, © (OCoLC) Material Type. My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir. First Atria Books hardcover edition. New York: Atria Books, Print.

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