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Broken Boy,the Hardcover – 2 Jun 2005

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd (2 Jun. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0224071084
  • ISBN-13: 978-0224071086
  • Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 3 x 22.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,928,331 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Cockburn’s account is both sad and entertaining, and altogether evocative of a vanished Ireland' -- Jeremy Lewis, Sunday Times

'Patrick Cockburn has pulled off something remarkable.' -- The Observer

'This is a gentle, uncomplaining story written with affection and insight' -- Maeve Binchy, Mail on Sunday

'an often perceptive, constantly genre defying gem' -- Tom Adair, Scotland on Sunday

'charming, interesting and moving by turn' -- Anthony Daniels, Sunday Telegraph

'he pace is always expert and what at first glance might seem a grim memoir is never less than entertaining' -- Irish Review of Books

'replete with historical interest, boasts rich family portraits and exudes considerable charm' -- Michael Arditti, Daily Mail

This is a gentle, uncomplaining story written with affection and insight. -- Maeve Binchy in The Mail on Sunday, 14 August 2005

This memoir, like his journalism from the Middle East and elsewhere, is that of an unbroken man. -- Cal McCrystal in The Independent on Sunday, 14 August 2005

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A memoir about the last great polio epidemic, by an author who was one of its victims. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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