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The Big Day
     

The Big Day

by Barry Unsworth
 

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It was a big day for Cuthbertson's Regional School, and it would go off like a bomb.
Donald Cuthbertson prided himself on being a model for his students and teachers, but he had lately begun to lose his focus. Degree Day is approaching, along with a birthday party for his wife, Lavinia, who is not going quietly into middle age. Her lavish costume party provides the

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It was a big day for Cuthbertson's Regional School, and it would go off like a bomb.
Donald Cuthbertson prided himself on being a model for his students and teachers, but he had lately begun to lose his focus. Degree Day is approaching, along with a birthday party for his wife, Lavinia, who is not going quietly into middle age. Her lavish costume party provides the revelers with a darkly comic resolution to romantic dalliance and political intrigue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393321494
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
02/17/2002
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,362,385
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Barry Unsworth (1930-2012), who won the Booker Prize for Sacred Hunger, was a Booker Prize finalist for Morality Play and was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize for The Ruby in Her Navel.

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