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Roddy Doyle

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
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 1989
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-72174-1 (0-679-72174-6)

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





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