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The Cripple of Inishmaan

McDonagh, Martin (Book - 1998)
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The Cripple of Inishmaan
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In 1934, the people of Inishmaan learn that the Hollywood director Robert Flaherty is coming to the neighboring island to film a documentary. No one is more excited than Cripple Billy, an unloved boy whose chief occupation has been grazing at cows and yearning for a girl who wants no part of him. For Billy is determined to cross the sea and audition for the Yank. And as news of his audacity ripples through his rumor-starved community, The Cripple of Inishmaan becomes a merciless portrayal of a world so comically cramped and mean-spirited that hope is an affront to its order.
Authors: McDonagh, Martin
Title: The cripple of Inishmaan
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 113 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780375705236
0375705236
Branch Call Number: 822 Mc
Statement of Responsibility: Martin McDonagh
Subject Headings: Aran Islands (Ireland) Drama Young men Drama People with disabilities Drama Motion picture industry Drama
Topical Term: Young men
People with disabilities
Motion picture industry
LCCN: 98026267
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