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1529019311
eAudio:Shuggie Bain /:2020:Unabridged ed. Shuggie Bain /
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Author: Stuart, Douglas.
Publication year: 2020
Language: English
Media class: eAudio
Edition: Unabridged ed.
Publisher: Picador,
Resource type: Electronic
ISBN: 9781529019315 1529019311
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Duration: 17:30:00.
Shuggie Bain 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. Shuggie?s mother Agnes walks a wayward path: she is Shuggie?s guiding light but a burden for him and his siblings. She dreams of a house with its own front door while she flicks through the pages of the Freemans catalogue, ordering a little happiness on credit, anything to brighten up her grey life. Married to a philandering taxi-driver husband, Agnes keeps her pride by looking good?her beehive, make-up, and pearly-white false teeth offer a glamourous image of a Glaswegian Elizabeth Taylor. But under the surface, Agnes finds increasing solace in drink, and she drains away the lion?s share of each week?s benefits?all the family has to live on?on cans of extra-strong lager hidden in handbags a
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Author: Stuart, Douglas, 1976-
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Language: English
Media class: Hardback
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Resource type: Physical
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Author: Douglas, Stuart.
Year 2016.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: Titan Books,
Resource type: Physical
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