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Maggie  free pdf On October 12, 1984, an IRA bomb blows apart the Grand Hotel in Brighton, England. Miraculously, Margaret Thatcher survives. Meanwhile, in small-town Scotland, eight-year-old Damian Barr watches in horror as his mother rips her wedding ring off and packs their bags. He knows he, too, must survive.Damian, his sister, and his Catholic mother move in with her sinister new boyfriend, while his Protestant dad shacks up with the glamorous "Mary the Canary." Divided by sectarian suspicion, the community is held together by the sprawling Ravenscraig Steelworks. But darkness threatens as Thatcher takes hold: she snatches school milk, smashes the unions, and makes greed good. But Damian follows Maggie's advice, working hard and planning his escape. He discovers that stories can save your life, and-in spite of violence, strikes, and AIDS-manages to fall in love dancing to Madonna in Glasgow's only gay club. "Maggie

About Damian Barr

Damian Barr has been a journalist for more ten years writing mostly for "The Times "(UK)" "but also the "Independent," the "Telegraph, Financial Times," the "Guardian," and "Granta." He is the author of "Get It Together: A Guide to Surviving Your Quarterlife Crisis," featured on "Richard

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Author : Damian Barr
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Data Published : 08 April 2014
ISBN : 1620405881
EAN : 9781620405888
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 245 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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