The Resource All the colours of the town, Liam McIlvanney

All the colours of the town, Liam McIlvanney

Label
All the colours of the town
Title
All the colours of the town
Statement of responsibility
Liam McIlvanney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Glasgow journalist Gerry Conway receives a phone call promising unsavoury information about Scottish Justice Minister Peter Lyons, his instinct is that this apparent scoop won't warrant space in "The Tribune". But as Conway's curiosity grows and his leads proliferate, his investigation takes him from Scotland to Belfast. Shocked by the sectarian violence of the past, and by the prejudice and hatred he encounters even now, Conway soon grows obsessed with the story of Lyons and all he represents. And as he digs deeper, he comes to understand that there is indeed a story to be uncovered; and that there are people who will go to great lengths to ensure that it remains hidden
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9639.4.M37
LC item number
A55 2009
Literary form
novels
All the colours of the town, Liam McIlvanney
Label
All the colours of the town, Liam McIlvanney
Publication
Note
  • Novel
  • Author is the Stuart Professor of Scottish Studies at the University of Otago
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When Glasgow journalist Gerry Conway receives a phone call promising unsavoury information about Scottish Justice Minister Peter Lyons, his instinct is that this apparent scoop won't warrant space in The Tribune . But as Conway's curiosity grows and his leads proliferate, his investigation takes him from Scotland to Belfast. Shocked by the sectarian violence of the past, and by the prejudice and hatred he encounters even now, Conway soon grows obsessed with the story of Lyons and all he represents. And as he digs deeper, he comes to understand that there is indeed a story to be uncovered; and that there are people who will go to great lengths to ensure that it remains hidden. Compelling, vividly written and shocking, All the Colours of the Town is not only the story of an individual and his community - it is also a complex and thrilling inquiry into loyalty, betrayal and duty
Control code
520243
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780571239832
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP520243
  • 12911242
  • (OCoLC)321015983
  • (Nz)12911242

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