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  • 4 of 15 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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5 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Terrace Public Library STU (Text) 35151001100825 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802148049
  • Physical Description: 430 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
A heartbreaking story of addiction, sexuality, and love, this is the unforgettable story of young Hugh "Shuggie" Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in run-down public housing in Glasgow, Scotland. Thatcher's policies have put husbands and sons out of work, and the city's notorious drugs epidemic is waiting in the wings.
Awards Note:
Booker Prize 2020 shortlist
Subject: Boys > Scotland > Glasgow > Fiction.
Working class families > Scotland > Glasgow > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Women alcoholics > Fiction.
Glasgow (Scotland) > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction.
Bildungsromans.

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