A novel, winner of the 1975 Whitbread award for fiction, in which a man from an impoverished Scottish mining town becomes leader of his community, even though he longs for escape. From the author of THE PAPERS OF TONY VEITCH, THE BIG MAN, STRANGE LOYALTIES and THE KILN.
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The Whitbread Prize-winning modern classic, with an introduction by Hugh McIlvanneyAbout the Author:
William McIlvanney is one of Scotland's foremost writers whose award-winning novels include LAIDLAW, THE PAPERS OF TONY VEITCH, THE BIG MAN, which was made into a film starring Liam Neeson, STRANGE LOYALTIES, and THE KILN. He has also published a volume of short stories, WALKING WOUNDED, three books of poetry and a collection of essays and journalism, SURVIVING THE SHIPWRECK. He lives in Glasgow.
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Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001396026
Book Description Allen & Unwin 06/02/1975, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Slight shelf wear otherwise fine. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 086007-13
Book Description Allen and Unwin, 1975. Book Condition: Good. Some wear to boards with slight crack to front hinge. Light toning to pages. DJ is toned with tears to front and rear. Ex Library with stamps/labels, etc. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9993200641
Book Description Allen and Unwin, 1975. Book Condition: Good. Good condition book with like DJ. Boards are clean with minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Content clean with age toning to pages and a solid binding. Good DJ with light edge wear including small closed tears and chipping to spine ends. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9994561464
Book Description George Allen & Unwin, London, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First edition first printing of the third novel by this author. The dust jacket is sun faded. Earlier owners small gift inscription on the first free end page. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 20591