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Our Fathers

Our Fathers( )
Author: O'Hagan, Andrew
ISBN:978-0-15-601202-7
Publication Date:Jan 2001
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

Hugh Bawn was a modern hero, a dreamer, a man of the people who revolutionized Scotland's residential development after World War II. Now, as he lies dying in one of his own buildings, his grandson Jamie comes home to watch over him. It is Jamie who tells the story of his family, of three generations of pride and delusion, of nationality and strong drink, of Catholic faith and the end of political idealism. It is a tale of darkness amidst the search for Utopia. A poignant and very...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Sagas
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.31 x 8 x 0.72 Inches
Book Weight:9.99 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.

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