Publisher:University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Queensland, 1992
University of Queensland Press, 1992, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
Red coloured endpapers. Red coloured boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. A story of growing up in the 40s and 50s, of a large, eccentric expatriate Irish family. The rulers of the family, Nan and Gramps, refused to compromise and as Micky realises " .. that his grandparents' fiercely loving ways are more a blessing than a threat. Even as it disintegrates, the family takes on for Micky a lasting spiritual significance." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Rubbing to the backstrip corners and to the book corners. Uniform age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Prize plate is affixed to the free front end paper. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 4-276, [12 including five pages of further titles from author] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Children. ISBN: 0702224359. ISBN/EAN: 9780702224355. Inventory No: 0114895.