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Beatlebone

Beatlebone( )
Author: Barry, Kevin
ISBN:978-1-101-91133-4
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Anchor
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

A 2015 New York Times Notable Book   Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize   It is 1978, and John Lennon has escaped New York City to try to find the island off the west coast of Ireland he bought eleven years prior. Leaving behind domesticity, his approaching forties, his inability to create, and his memories of his parents, he sets off to calm his unquiet soul in the comfortable silence of isolation. But when he puts himself...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Biographical
Fiction / Alternative History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Barry, Kevin (Author)


Kevin Barry was born in 1969 in Ireland. He is the author of two collections of short stories and the novel City of Bohane. He started out as a frelance journalist writing a column for the Irish Examiner. He soon focused all of his time on writing. In 2007 he won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature for his short story collection There are Little Kingdoms. In 2011 he released his debut novel City of Bohane, which was followed in 2012 by the short story collection Dark Lies the Island. Barry won the International Dublin Literary Award for his novel City of Bohane in 2013. He also won the Goldsmiths Prize 2015 with his title Beatlebone.

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