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The Secret World of the Irish Male

(1994)
(The first book in the Irish Male trilogy series)
A non fiction book by

 
 
The author of "Desperadoes" and "Cowboys and Indians" directs his acid humour upon contemporary Irish life at home and abroad. The result is a headlong, love-struck, end-of-millenium, coast-to-coast tour of the frustrations, contraditions and giddying glories of being Irish in the 1990s. Dissecting the cultural icons of our time, from the Taoiseach to the taxi driver, from the kiwi-fruit-flavoured condom to the Kilfenora ceilidh band, and discoursing on everyone from James Joyce to Jesus Christ, from Rolf Harris to Daniel O'Donnell, O'Connor picks his way between sinking pints in London-Irish pubs to pumping iron in Dublin gymnasia. Fear and loathing, pity and terror, country and western, love, rock and rock, and football are all encompassed by these snapshots of modern Irish life.



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August 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Secret World of the Irish Male
Author(s): Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 1-906251-15-0 / 978-1-906251-15-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Max Press
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August 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Secret World of the Irish Male
Author(s): Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 1-84840-024-1 / 978-1-84840-024-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: New Island Books
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September 1995 : UK Paperback

Title: The Secret World of the Irish Male
Author(s): Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 0-7493-2108-3 / 978-0-7493-2108-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Rbhp Trade Group
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January 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Secret World of the Irish Male
Author(s): Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 1-874597-14-6 / 978-1-874597-14-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: New Island Books
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July 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Secret World of the Irish Male
Author(s): Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 0-7493-9512-5 / 978-0-7493-9512-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Minerva
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Audio Editions

July 1995 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Secret World of the Irish Male (Reed Audio)
Author(s): Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 1-86021-955-1 / 978-1-86021-955-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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