Tales in a Rearview Mirror

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Gill & Macmillan, 2003 - Dublin (Ireland) - 246 pages
3 Reviews

Tales in a Rearview Mirror is a collection of true stories as told from the driver s seat of a Dublin taxi. Some are funny, some are sad, some are foolish and some are bittersweet. Pretty much like the people Donal Ruane observes as he reluctantly drives around the city.

All human life is here. There s the criminal's girlfriend who s just bought a house for cash in Fox-bleedin -rock . The eccentric American looking for a hooker. The drunken northsider chancing his arm to share a taxi home with a south county darling. The mother and father of all family rows in Ballyfermot. And lots more besides.

Tales in a Rearview Mirror is the real deal. It s a hugely entertaining, brilliantly written slice of real Dublin life that you won t get anywhere else.

"An irresistable read." Gerry Ryan

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User Review  - koeniel - LibraryThing

This book can be described in one word: colourful. It's colourful in characters, stories and especially in languange. Through this book Donal Ruane proofs that the Irish people do have the gift of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carmel Carmel - Goodreads

A great read from the eyes of a Taxi driver very funny. Read full review


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About the author (2003)

Donal Ruane has tried his hand at pretty much everything in his efforts to make a few quid without having to wear a tie. He recently lost his shirt after rather naively producing a feature film and returned to taxi driving in order to extricate himself from the financial abyss it landed him in. Tales in a Rearview Mirror is his first but not his last - book. Visit Donal's website to read more about the author and his book.

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