Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

Be near Me

Be near Me( )
Author: O'Hagan, Andrew
ISBN:978-0-15-603396-1
Publication Date:Apr 2008
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.95
Book Description:

"Always trust a stranger," said David's mother when he returned from Rome. "It's the people you know who let you down." Half a life later, David is Father Anderton, a Catholic priest with a small parish in Scotland. He befriends Mark and Lisa, rebellious local teenagers who live in a world he barely understands. Their company stirs memories of earlier happiness--his days at a Catholic school in Yorkshire, the student revolt in 1960s Oxford, and a choice he once made in the...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.31 x 8 x 0.01 Inches
Book Weight:0.638 Pounds
Author Biography
O'Hagan, Andrew (Author)
Andrew O'Hagan was born in 1968 in Glasgow, Scotland. He studied at the University of Strathclyde. He is an Editor at Large for Esquire, London Review of Books and Critic at Large for T: The New York Times Style Magazine. He is a creative writing fellow at King's College London. He has worked as an editor and ghostwriter.

He has twice been nominated for the Man Booker Prize. He was voted one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists in 2003. He has won the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the E.M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, made Honorary Doctor of Letters by University of Strathclyde in 2008, and was made Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2010. His book awards include the 2000 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize for Our Fathers, the 2003 James Tait Black Memorial Prize (fiction), for Personality, and the 2010 Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award for Writing.

His fiction includes Our Fathers, Personality, Be Near Me, The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe, The Illuminations. His non-fiction includes The Missing and The Atlantic Ocean. He also has written short stories and book reviews.

030



Featured Books

Mrs. Everything
Weiner, Jennifer
Paperback: $17.00
A Brief History of Time
Hawking, Stephen
Paperback: $18.95
Baby Teeth
Stage, Zoje
Paperback: $8.99

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.