Young skins
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Published
New York : Black Cat, [2014].
Status
Central - Adult Fiction  1 available
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Book
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211 pages ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780802123329, 0802123325

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"Enter the small, rural town of Glanbeigh, a place whose fate took a downturn with the Celtic Tiger, a desolate spot where buffoonery and tension simmer and erupt, and booze-sodden boredom fills the corners of every pub and nightclub. Here and in the towns beyond, the young live hard and wear the scars. Amongst them, there's jilted Jimmy, whose best friend, Tug, is the terror of the town and Jimmy's sole company in his search for the missing Clancy kid; Bat, a lovesick soul with a face like "a bowl of mashed-up spuds" even before Nubbin Tansey's boot kicked it in; and Arm, a young and desperate criminal whose fate is shaped when he and his partner, Dympna, fail to carry out a job. In each story, a local voice delineates the grittiness of post-boom Irish society. These are unforgettable characters rendered through silence, humor, and violence" --,provided by publisher.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Barrett, C. (2014). Young skins . Black Cat.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Barrett, Colin, 1982-. 2014. Young Skins. New York: Black Cat.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Barrett, Colin, 1982-. Young Skins New York: Black Cat, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Barrett, Colin. Young Skins Black Cat, 2014.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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