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Commitments - (Vintage Contemporaries) by Roddy Doyle (Paperback)

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In the first volume of the Barrytown Trilogy, Roddy Doyle, winner of the Booker Prize for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, introduces The Commitments, a group of fame-starved, working-class Irish youths with a paradoxical passion for the music of Sam Cooke and Otis Redding and a mission—to bring Soul to Dublin. Doyle writes about the band with a fan's enthusiasm and about Dublin with a native's cheerful knowingness. His book captures all the shadings of the rock experience: ambition, greed, and egotism—ans the redeeming, exhilarating joy of making music. The Commitments is one of the most engaging and believable novels about rock'n'roll ever written, a book whose brashness and originality have won it mainstream acclaim and underground cachet.
Number of Pages: 165
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Vintage Contemporaries
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Roddy Doyle
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 1989
TCIN: 53755910
UPC: 9780679721741
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-5020
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