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Union Street & Blow Your House Down

  • List Price: $18.00
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  • Seller:-Daily Deals-
  • Sales Rank:354,686
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:1
  • Pages:416
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):4.8
  • Dimensions (in):8.5 x 5.4 x 0.9
  • Publication Date:March 15, 1999
  • ISBN:0312240899
  • EAN:9780312240899
  • ASIN:0312240899
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Synopsis
Union Street, Pat Barker's first novel, concerns seven neighboring women near a factory in northeast England. Life for these women is trying: some of them are married to alcoholics, some are victims of abuse; one is old and near death, another is still a child but has the experience of an adult; all are struggling to survive. First published in 1982, it was made into the film Stanley & Iris by MGM in 1989, starring Robert DeNiro and Jane Fonda

Blow Your House Down, Barker's second novel, also portrays the lives of women in industrial England--but these women are prostitutes, living in a northern England city that is stalked by a vicious, Jack the Ripper-style serial killer who is singling out women with nowhere else to go.

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