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A heart-wrenchingly moving first novel set in Glasgow during the Thatcher years, Shuggie Bain tells the story of a boy's doomed attempt to save his proud, alcoholic mother from her addiction.

Produktbeschreibung
A heart-wrenchingly moving first novel set in Glasgow during the Thatcher years, Shuggie Bain tells the story of a boy's doomed attempt to save his proud, alcoholic mother from her addiction.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 85230
  • Seitenzahl: 430
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 18 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: 15. April 2021
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 197mm x 132mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 316g
  • ISBN-13: 9781529019292
  • ISBN-10: 152901929X
  • Artikelnr.: 60400917
Autorenporträt
Douglas Stuart was born and raised in Glasgow. After graduating from the Royal College of Art, he moved to New York, where he began a career in fashion design. Shuggie Bain, his first novel, won the Booker Prize and the Sue Kaufman Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was shortlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction, the Kirkus Prize and the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. His short stories have appeared in the New Yorker and his essay on Gender, Anxiety and Class was published by Lit Hub. He lives in New York.
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A heartbreaking novel, a book both beautiful and brutal . . . All that grief and sadness and misery has been turned into something tough, tender and beautifully sad. The Times