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A Greyhound of a Girl

(2011)
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Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book (nominee)
The best-ever children's novel from the brilliant Roddy Doyle is a funny, sad story about four generations of a family. 12 year old Mary O'Hara's beloved, joke-cracking grandmother is near the end of her life. Letting go is hard - until a mysterious young woman appears at Mary's door. She is the ghost of Granny's long-dead mammy and her mission is to help her dying daughter say goodbye to the ones she loves. But first she needs someone to drive them all to the old family farm for a visit to the past. A GREYHOUND OF A GIRL is a perfectly-pitched, sharp and tender tale of familyistory, cracking characters, and bonds between mothers and daughters that will entrance readers from 10 to adult.

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Hardback Editions

May 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4197-0168-1 / 978-1-4197-0168-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amulet Books
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September 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Greyhound of a Girl Signed Edition
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-78103-039-1 / 978-1-78103-039-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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September 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4071-2933-3 / 978-1-4071-2933-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books
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Paperback Editions

July 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4071-8097-5 / 978-1-4071-8097-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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November 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4197-0798-1 / 978-1-4197-0798-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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June 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4071-2934-1 / 978-1-4071-2934-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books
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February 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Greyhound of A Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle:
ISBN: 1-4458-4209-2 / 978-1-4458-4209-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
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Audio Editions

February 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: AudioGO Ltd
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February 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: AudioGO Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


2012 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4458-4784-1 / 978-1-4458-4784-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: AudioGo Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


2012 : UK Audio CD

Title: Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 1-4458-8818-1 / 978-1-4458-8818-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Amulet Books
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October 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Greyhound of a Girl
Author(s): Roddy Doyle
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books
Availability: Amazon UK