Author:McGarry, Jean

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Gallagher's Travels

By: McGarry, Jean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1594

ISBN: 0801856345

Condition: Fine


A fast-paced, vivid tale set against a backdrop of late-breaking stories and colorful newsroom characters. The New York Times says of her "McGarry keenly depicts both working-class and privileged cultures with deft, comic, and devastatingly precise portraits." View more info

The Courage of Girls

By: McGarry, Jean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers Univ Pr: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5443

ISBN: 0813517710

Condition: Fine


In this, her third book, Jean McGarr4y explores the world of 1970s New York and chronicles the life of one of its troubled inhabitants. John Barth has said of this work "High intelligence here, including narrative intelligence. "The Courage of Girls" is an impressive addition to the work of an impressive writer." View more info

The Very Rich Hours

By: McGarry, Jean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins Univ Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5444

ISBN: 0801835046

Condition: Fine


A book at once funny and painful, formed so that not a minute of life is left in peace. It is an extraordinary work that reveals the full range of an author who combines the sharp, merciless eye of a short-story writer with the lyric inventiveness of a poet. View more info

Airs of Providence

By: McGarry, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins Univ Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5445

ISBN: 0801829097

Condition: Fine


Winner of the Southern Review/LSU Short Fiction Prize. Here, in the working-class Irish section of the city of Providence, RI, NcGarry's characters busy themselves with their own obligations: making the rounds of the neighborhood, going to the dime store and to the church, from the ward headquarters to the hospital, to the beauty parlor and the funeral parlor. Previous owner's name of front boards. View more info