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Snapper

Snapper - 90 edition

Snapper - 90 edition

ISBN13: 9780140171679

ISBN10: 0140171673

Snapper by Roddy Doyle - ISBN 9780140171679
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 90
Copyright: 1990
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
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International: No
Snapper by Roddy Doyle - ISBN 9780140171679

ISBN13: 9780140171679

ISBN10: 0140171673

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 90

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Summary

Twenty-year-old Sharon Rabbitte is pregnant. She's also unmarried, living at home, working in a grocerystore, and keeping the identity a secret. Her own father, Jimmy Sr., is shocked by the news. Her mother says very little. Her friends and neighbors all want to know whose "snapper" Sharon is carrying.

In his sparkling second novel, Roddy Doyle observes the progression of Sharon's pregnancy and its impact on the Rabbitte family--especially on Jimmy Sr--with wit, candor, and surprising authenticity.

Author Bio

Doyle, Roddy :

Roddy Doyle is the author of five previous novels, three of which--The Commitments, The Snapper, and The Van--were made into movies. The Van was nominated for the Booker Prize in 1991. Two years later Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha (Penguin) won the Booker Prize and was a New York Times bestseller. His most recent novel, The Woman Who Walked Into Doors (Penguin) was a national bestseller. Also a screenwriter, Roddy Doyle lives in Dublin.