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Skintown

(2017)
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'We're in the back of a car belonging to the men our mothers told us to never get in the back of a car of. I close my eyes and wonder how many girls will come to my funeral.'

Vincent Patrick Duffy has already checked out. Trapped between Skintown's narrow horizons, he chops ribs and chickens in a takeaway, dreaming of escape, joint after freshly rolled joint.

A mindless act of kindness leads to the unlikeliest of business opportunities. Where the government has failed, might the second summer of love and a little pill with a dove on it be the broom to sweep away the hatred and replace it with love, so much love?

Skintown is Vinny's drink- and drug-fuelled odyssey through fighting, fishing, rioting, romance, reconciliation and acid house. Bristling with a restless energy and drunk on black humour, this superb debut is a wild ride.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Paperback Editions

May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Skintown
Author(s): Ciaran McMenamin
ISBN: 1-78416-273-6 / 978-1-78416-273-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Black Swan Ireland
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April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Skintown
Author(s): Ciaran McMenamin
ISBN: 0-85752-485-2 / 978-0-85752-485-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Skintown
Author(s): Ciaran McMenamin
ISBN: 1-78162-039-3 / 978-1-78162-039-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday Ireland
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Audio Editions

April 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Skintown
Author(s): Ciaran McMenamin
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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April 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Skintown
Author(s): Ciaran McMenamin
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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April 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Skintown
Author(s): Ciaran McMenamin
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

April 2017 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Skintown
Author(s): Ciaran McMenamin
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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