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The Broken Boy
     

The Broken Boy

by Patrick Cockburn
 
A personal memoir of the last great polio epidemic, affecting 50,000 people, and of the author’s own experience of polio; a portrait of his parents, both radicals; and the story of the epidemic in Cork, Ireland, where the author and his family lived in the mid 1950s.

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A personal memoir of the last great polio epidemic, affecting 50,000 people, and of the author’s own experience of polio; a portrait of his parents, both radicals; and the story of the epidemic in Cork, Ireland, where the author and his family lived in the mid 1950s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099459231
Publisher:
Random House UK
Publication date:
07/25/2006
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.75(d)

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