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Dutch Shea, Jr.

a novel

by John Gregory Dunne

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Published by Linden Press/Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.,
  • Terrorists -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Gregory Dunne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.U493 D8 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p. ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4273086M
    ISBN 100671412922
    LC Control Number81019355

    John F. Shea Jr. (Septem – ) was an American businessman, jurist, and politician. Born in Manchester, Connecticut, Shea graduated from Providence then received his law degree from University of Connecticut School of Law and practiced law in Manchester, Connecticut. He served in the Connecticut House of Representatives as a Republican. Dunne, John Gregory DUTCH SHEA, JR. 1st Edition 1st Printing. $ + $ Shipping. John Gregory Dunne DUTCH SHEA, JR. 1st Edition 1st Printing. $ + $ Shipping. rare-book-cellar. % Positive feedback. Save this Seller. Contact seller. Visit store. See other itemsSeller Rating: % positive.

      In True Confessions () and Dutch Shea Jr () Dunne carved out a new career as a writer of social novels that had a distinctive voice - darkly comic and colloquial - Author: Eric Homberger. Didion remembers how John had noted Quintana’s childhood phrases on scraps of paper and used them as dialogue for a character, Cat, in his novel Dutch Shea, Jr. Cat, the protagonist’s daughter, is killed by the IRA, and her parents struggle to make sense of the immense loss. Thinking back to the book now, Didion realizes that John’s novel.

      Quintana and Friends, Dutch Shea, Jr., and The Red White and Blue for John, Salvador, Democracy, and Miami for me. When we saw the flattened lot . John Gregory Dunne. Born: May Birthplace: Hartford, CT Died: Dec Location of death: Manhattan, NY Cause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Buried, Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Manhattan, NY Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Novelist, Screenwriter Nationality: United States Executive summary: True ConfessionsBorn:


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