The Resource Tony Hogan bought me an ice-cream float before he stole my ma, Kerry Hudson

Tony Hogan bought me an ice-cream float before he stole my ma, Kerry Hudson

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Tony Hogan bought me an ice-cream float before he stole my ma
Title
Tony Hogan bought me an ice-cream float before he stole my ma
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Kerry Hudson
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Janie Ryan is born, she's just the latest in a long line of Ryan women, Aberdeen fishwives to the marrow, always ready to fight. Her violet-eyed Grandma had predicted she'd be sly, while blowing Benson and Hedges smoke rings over her Ma's swollen belly. In the hospital, her family eyed her suspiciously, so close she could smell whether they'd had booze or food for breakfast. It was mostly booze. A Scottish childhood of sordid council flats and B&Bs, screeching women, feckless men, fags and booze and drugs, the dole queue and bread and marge sandwiches. It is also the story of an irresistible, irrepressible heroine, a dysfunctional family you can't help but adore, the absurdities of the eighties and the fierce bonds that tie people together no matter what.
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10231342
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Hudson, Kerry
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Nineteen eighties
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Aberdeen (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
Tony Hogan bought me an ice-cream float before he stole my ma, Kerry Hudson
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Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
266 p.
Isbn
9780701186395
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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(Sirsi) i9780701186395
Label
Tony Hogan bought me an ice-cream float before he stole my ma, Kerry Hudson
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
266 p.
Isbn
9780701186395
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780701186395

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