Songdogs by Colum McCann

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Published by Phoenix in London .

Written in English

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StatementColum McCann.
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Pagination(256)p. ;
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL17483438M
ISBN 101897580282

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I enjoyed this book. It is not your typical book with conflict and tension leading to a climax and then resolution. If you go in expecting that of Songdogs, you'll be sorely disappointed. Instead, go into this book looking for a journey and then sit back and enjoy the journey Songdogs takes you through/5(23).

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He has received the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, a Pushcart Prize, and was named the first winner of the Grace Kelly Cited by: 8. Colum McCann creates in Songdogs a mesmerizing evocation of the gulf between memory and imagination, love and loss, past and present.

With unreliable memories and scraps of photographs as his only clues, Conor Lyons follows in the tracks of his father, a rootless photographer, as he moved from war-torn Spain, to the barren plains of Mexico, where he met and married Conor's mother, to the. Colum McCann was born in Dublin in and has lived and worked in America, Japan and Ireland.

He won a Young Journalist of the Year award in Dublin and in he was awarded the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature for FISHING THE SLOW-BLACK RIVER. Colum McCann is the author of books including This Side of Brightness, Zoli, Songdogs and Let the Great World Spin.

He has received the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, a Pushcart Prize, and was named the first winner of the Grace Kelly Memorial Foundation Award and the Princess Grace Memorial Literary Award.

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He has received many international honors, including the National. Colum McCann is the internationally bestselling author of the novels Let the Great World Spin, Zoli, Dancer, This Side of Brightness, and Songdogs, as well as two critically acclaimed story collections.

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He has received the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, a Pushcart Prize, and was named the first winner of the Grace Kelly Memorial Foundation Award and the Princess Grace Memorial Literary Award.Colum McCann is the internationally bestselling author of the novels TransAtlantic, Let the Great World Spin, Zoli, Dancer, This Side of Brightness, and Songdogs, as well as three critically acclaimed story collections and the nonfiction book Lett.

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