Stories about the collective struggle of the Irish working class -- one of the world's most compelling portraits of urban life.
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A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
A chronology of the author's life and work
A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
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Detailed explanatory notes
Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
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Series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 171 x 106 x 20 mm
Edition: Enriched Classic
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