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You Have to Be Careful in the Land of the Free

You Have to Be Careful in the Land of the Free

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You Have to Be Careful in the Land of the Free

by Kelman, James

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0151010420
ISBN 13
9780151010424
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Used - Very Good. Ships from the UK. Former library book; may include library markings. Used book that is in excellent condition. May show signs of wear or have minor defects.

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Jeremiah Brown, a Scottish immigrant in his early thirties, has lived in the United States for twelve years. He has moved as many times, from the east coast to the west coast and back again, all in the hope his luck would change. To add to his restlessness and indecision, he now has a nonrefundable ticket to Glasgow to visit his mother for the first time in seven years. The question is, will the visit help him get over the pain of separation from a woman he met and loved in New York and with whom he had a little girl, or will it make it worse? In this rich, funny, superbly crafted novel, Kelman has once again created a memorable character-compulsive, obsessive, self-doubting, beer-loving, and utterly engaging-and a singular portrait of an immigrant's America

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Title
You Have to Be Careful in the Land of the Free
Author
Kelman, James
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
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Binding
Trade Cloth
ISBN 10
0151010420
ISBN 13
9780151010424
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Orlando, Florida, U.s.a.
This edition first published
2004-05-17

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