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Burning Your Own

(1988)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel (nominee)
It is the summer of 1969 and ten-year-old Mal is finding it difficult to settle into his new home, a housing estate on the outskirts of Belfast. He befriends a brash and rebellious teenager, Francy, who revels in his own status as an outsider and has set up camp in the local dump.

But this is no ordinary summer - the civil rights marches are beginning, and the simmering sectarian tensions of the Larkview estate are set to erupt, hastening Mal's painful, shocking loss of innocence.

A critically acclaimed classic by one of today's best Irish writers.The book also contains an essay by Glenn Patterson and a critical essay by Carlo Gebler. Glenn Patterson is also the author of Fat Lad, The International and The Third Party, all published by Blackstaff Press.



Used availability for Glenn Patterson's Burning Your Own

Paperback Editions

April 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Burning Your Own
Author(s): Glenn Patterson
ISBN: 0-85640-810-7 / 978-0-85640-810-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Blackstaff Press Ltd
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February 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: Burning Your Own
Author(s): Glenn Patterson
ISBN: 0-7493-9891-4 / 978-0-7493-9891-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Minerva
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July 1989 : UK Paperback
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Title: Burning Your Own
Author(s): Glenn Patterson
ISBN: 0-349-10096-9 / 978-0-349-10096-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus Books (Sphere)
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March 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: Burning Your Own
Author(s): Glenn Patterson
ISBN: 0-7011-3291-4 / 978-0-7011-3291-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Burning Your Own: A coming-of-age novel by one of the best contemporary Irish writers
Author(s): Glenn Patterson
Publisher: Blackstaff Press
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