Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press On Sale: November 13, 2012 Price: $26.95
When Martha Long’s feckless mother hooks up with the Jackser (“that bandy aul bastard”), and starts having more babies, the abuse and poverty in the house grow more acute. Martha is regularly sent out to beg and more often steal, and her wiles (as a child of 7, 8) are often...
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