Durango: A Novel

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Mercier Press, 1992 - Fiction - 329 pages
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A hilarious adventure story about life in rural Ireland during the Second World War.

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
22
Section 3
40
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About the author (1992)

John B. Keane was born in Ireland on July 21, 1928. He attended St. Michael's College, Listowel. By 1945, he was apprenticed to a chemist in Listowel. He eventually took over a small public house and began to write. During his lifetime, he published 46 works including Sive, The Field, Big Maggie, The Streets and Other Poems, Sharon's Grave, Letters of a Matchmaker, Hut 42, Moll, and Durango. In 1999 he won the first Irish PEN Award for Literature. Keane died from prostate cancer on May 30, 2002 at the age of 73.

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