You Have to Be Careful in the Land of the Free

 
9780141805313: You Have to Be Careful in the Land of the Free

Jeremiah Brown is 34, Scottish and an inveterate gambler. He's lived in the US for several years, drifting from job to job and woman to woman. Then he meets a young singer, has a daughter and things look up. But before long, Jeremiah's life slips back into its familiar pattern.

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PRAISE FOR YOU HAVE TO BE CAREFUL IN THE LAND OF THE FREE"Very, very fine . . . It may also be the best-it's certainly the most paranoid-book we've had thus far about the political and social reverberations of 9/11 in this country . . . Deft and moving . . .Very funny."-THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

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James Kelman's books include Not not while the giro, Greyhound for Breakfast, The Busconductor Hines, A Disaffection, How late it was, how late, The Good Times, Translated Accounts, and his essay collection 'And the Judges said . . .' .

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