The Butcher Boy (abridged)

The Butcher Boy (abridged)

Streaming Audiobook - 1994
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When I was a lad twenty or thirty or forty years ago I lived in a small town where they were all after me on account of what I done on Mrs. Nugent. Welcome to the mind of Francie Brady. Just what Francie did to Mrs. Nugent is the final, terrifying act of a young boy at the end of a relentless descent into a world of scorn and fear, brought to unforgettably vivid life in this tour-de-force performance by author Patrick McCabe. Francie Brady, the "pig boy," is growing up in a poor small Irish town in the early sixties, fueled on an adolescent's comic books, Flash Bars, and John Wayne movies. He is determined to win the Francie Brady Not a Bad Bastard Anymore Diploma. But how do you do that when your mother is sent to the madhouse, your father is an alcoholic, and everyone turns their back on you?
Publisher: [United States] : Simon & Schuster Audio : Made available through hoopla, 1994
Edition: Abridged
ISBN: 9780743542210
0743542215
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIOBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (180 min.)) : digital

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