A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

By: McBride, Eimear

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This copy of "A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing" has been SIGNED by Eimear McBride on the title page! This debut tells, with astonishing insight and in brutal detail, the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumor. Touching on everything from family violence to sexuality and the personal struggle to remain intact in times of intense trauma, McBride writes with singular intensity, acute sensitivity, and mordant wit "A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing" is moving, funny - and alarming. Publishers Weekly, starred review, says "[W]ritten in a Joycean stream of consciousness with an Irish lilt, and sentence fragments transmit the pervasive sense of urgency, of thoughts spinning faster than the tongue can speak. . . an unforgettable novel.”— Winner of a multitude of literary prizes which include: Winner of 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize, Winner of the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award, Winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize and Winner of 2013 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize among other honors.

Title: A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

Author Name: McBride, Eimear

Categories: Modern First Editions, Debut, Award Winner,

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Coffee House Press: 2014

ISBN Number: 1566893682

ISBN Number 13: 9781566893688

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7911