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The Speed Queen

(1997)
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Sitting on Death Row, the Speed Queen tells how mainlining speed turned into dealing, how dealing turned into robbery, and robbery turned into mass murder. Set against an American landscape of fast-food joints and endless highways, this comic tale tells of lives in uncontrollable overdrive.


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"A terrific novel, gripping, quirky, funny, violent and heartbreaking. I haven't read a better book so far this year." - Nick Hornby


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Used availability for Stewart O'Nan's The Speed Queen

Hardback Editions

March 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Speed Queen
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 0-385-48701-0 / 978-0-385-48701-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

March 2010 : Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Speed Queen
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 2757817833 / 978-2757817834
Publisher: Contemporary French Fiction
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August 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Speed Queen
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 0-8021-3853-5 / 978-0-8021-3853-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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April 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: Speed Queen
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 0-345-42244-9 / 978-0-345-42244-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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July 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Speed Queen
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 0-14-026595-3 / 978-0-14-026595-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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November 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Speed Queen
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 0-670-87549-X / 978-0-670-87549-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove
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Kindle Editions

December 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Speed Queen
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
Publisher: Grove Press
Availability: Amazon