Things You Should Know PDF ePub eBook

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Things You Should Know free pdf From the pen of one of Ireland's finest writers, "Things You Should Know" by John MacKenna is a story told in parallels. On the one hand, it is an account of a writer hitting forty, a man whose marriage has ended at his own behest. Trying to reconnect with his children - kids he has neglected for many years - he stumbles from one day to another, never fully relating to them while trapped under the weight of his own guilt and uncertainty. On the other, it is the story of a young boy growing up in a small midland village, running free through the summer, dreaming of becoming a writer. However, despite the promise of youth, he eventually grows into an uncertain young man who misses no opportunity to snipe at his father. "Things You Should Know" is a book about growing up and growing old, about freedom and responsibility, about being a father and a son at the same time.

About John MacKenna

John MacKenna was born in Castledermot, County Kildare, Ireland. His books include: The Fallen and Other Stories (1992)- which won, and A Year of Our Lives (London, Picador, 1995)- Clare (1993) and The Last Fine Summer (London, Picador, 1998).

Details Book

Author : John MacKenna
Publisher : New Island Books
Data Published : 01 October 2006
ISBN : 1905494173
EAN : 9781905494170
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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