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Notes from a coma

Mike McCormack

Notes from a coma

[a novel]

by Mike McCormack

  • 279 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Soho Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coma,
  • Patients,
  • Fiction,
  • Prison hulks,
  • Identity (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMike McCormack
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6063.C363 N68 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199 p.
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27143413M
    ISBN 101616952326
    ISBN 109781616952327
    LC Control Number2012029318
    OCLC/WorldCa795758185

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Mike McCormack. Mike McCormack comes from the west of Ireland and currently lives in Galway. He is the author of Getting it in the Head, which won various awards, including the Rooney Prize, Crowe's Requiem and Notes From a Coma.

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