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The Devil's Footprints

(2007)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
Michael Gardiner has lived in Coldhaven all his life yet still feels like an outsider. Married but rather distant from his wife, he reads in the local paper that a school friend, Moira Birnie, has killed herself and her two sons by setting their car on fire; but she has spared her fourteen-year-old daughter, Hazel. Michael uneasily recalls his past connections to Moira. As teenagers, Michael and Moira had a brief romance, yet more troubling to Michael is the fact that he was responsible for the death of Moira's brother, the town bully. In the wake of the tragedy, Michael becomes obsessed with Hazel, who is just old enough to be his daughter. Aware of his obsession, Hazel convinces

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Hardback Editions

January 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Devil's Footprints: A Novel
Author(s): John Burnside
ISBN: 0-385-52209-6 / 978-0-385-52209-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
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January 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Devil's Footprints (Ulverscroft Large Print)
Author(s): John Burnside
ISBN: 1-84782-056-5 / 978-1-84782-056-3 (UK edition)
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March 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Devil's Footprints
Author(s): John Burnside
ISBN: 0-224-07488-1 / 978-0-224-07488-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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Paperback Editions

February 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Footprints
Author(s): John Burnside
ISBN: 0-307-38582-5 / 978-0-307-38582-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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March 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Footprints
Author(s): John Burnside
ISBN: 0-09-947954-0 / 978-0-09-947954-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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Audio Editions

October 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Devil's Footprints: A Novel
Author(s): John Burnside
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Devil's Footprints: A Novel
Author(s): John Burnside
Publisher: Audible Studios
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January 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Devil's Footprints
Author(s): John Burnside
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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February 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Devil's Footprints
Author(s): John Burnside
Publisher: Anchor
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