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Martha Long
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MARTHA LONG was born in Dublin, Ireland in the 1950s and still lives there today. She is the author of seven "Ma" books recounting her life from decade to decade, all of which have been bestsellers in the UK and Ireland. She calls herself a "middle-aged matron" and has successfully reared three children.

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Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes
A Memoir of Dublin in the 1950s
Written by Martha Long


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $16.95

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Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes
A Memoir of Dublin in the 1950s
Written by Martha Long


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... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes
A Memoir of Dublin in the 1950s
Written by Martha Long


Format: eBook, 480 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $16.95

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.


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February 24, 2015
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Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New Mammy
A Memoir of Dublin at the Turn of the 1960s
Written by Martha Long


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $14.95

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Exam Copy
Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New Mammy

Written by Martha Long


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $23.95

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Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New Mammy

Written by Martha Long


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $23.95

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.


Available
February 24, 2015
Exam Copy
Ma, It's a Cold Aul Night an I'm Lookin for a Bed

Written by Martha Long


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $24.95

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Also available as an eBook.

Ma, It's a Cold Aul Night an I'm Lookin for a Bed

Written by Martha Long


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $24.95

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Also available as a hardcover.
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