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Roddy Doyle
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Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of eight novels, a collection of stories, and Rory & Ita, a memoir of his parents. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. He lives and works in Dublin.

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The Commitments

Written by Roddy Doyle

Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 17, 1989
Price: $15.95

This funky, rude, unpretentious first novel traces the short, funny, and furious career of a group of working-class Irish kids who form a band, The Commitments. Their mission: to bring soul to Dublin! Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Commitments

Written by Roddy Doyle

Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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