A Memoir. Limited Signed Edition (2005)

Author: John McGahern

Book ID: 63185

Price: 450.00

Author: John McGahern

A Memoir. London: Faber, 2005. First Edition. Quarter-cloth, paper boards; title label lettered in gilt to spine, housed in publisher’s slipcase. A fine copy.

Limited Numbered Edition of 250 Copies, specially bound and Signed by the Author.

The author’s largely autobiographical account of growing up in rural Ireland during the 1940s and 50s. McGahern describes his early years as one of seven children growing up in rural County Leitrim, a childhood was marked by his father’s violent nature and the early death of his beloved mother. Tracing the memories of home through both people and place, McGahern details family life and the beginnings of a writing career. The only work by McGahern to be published in a limited edition. 

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