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Ballad of Jamie Allan

Ballad of Jamie Allan( )
Author: Pickard, Tom
Publication Date:Oct 2007
Publisher:Flood Editions
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $23.95
Book Description:

Poetry. THE BALLAD OF JAMIE ALLAN recounts the true adventures of an eighteenth-century gypsy musician who lived on the English-Scottish Borders and died in Durham jail, serving a life sentence for stealing a horse. Though once patronized by dukes and earls, Allan lost their support as his wayward behavior began to exceed their own. Drawing on newspaper accounts and court depositions, Pickard brings the ballad tradition of stark reportage to life with his own genius for the form....
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Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.97 x 20.955 x 1.016 cm
Book Weight:0.227 Kilograms

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