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George V. Higgins

George V. Higgins

with Malcolm Bradbury

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Published by ICA Video in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWriters in conversation
ContributionsHiggins, George V. 1939-, Bradbury, Malcolm, 1932-
The Physical Object
FormatVideorecording
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14565217M

George Higgins was born on Novem , in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. He is a son of John Thompson Higgins and Doris (Montgomery) Higgins. He was the only child of an Irish-American family. Education George Higgins studied at . If you are either a George V. Higgins fan or a Watergate buff (and I am both), you will want to rush right out and buy this book. Don't do it. What you will get of the Higgins you have enjoyed is three-fifths of the title of his first book, "The Friends of Eddie Coyle." What you will get of Watergate is a very bad retelling of a familiar story.

Even Mr. Higgins's fans may feel like Frances, who, early on, worries about being stuck at a table with someone whose 'mouth was going all the time.'" 'Sandra Nichols Found Dead' () "George V. Higgins is an old hand at this sort of dialogue-rich narrative.   George V Higgins, crime novelist, dies at age 59 (M) The page work, about a hoodlum who becomes an informer for the police, has settings in Mr. Higgins's native Massachusetts and includes a Author: Eric Pace.

George V Higgins. This novel was the first one that I had read by G V Higgins and it will be the first of many. His way of expressing the local dialect is by far the best that I have ever read. I would strongly recommend this book.5/5(4). George V. Higgins, who died in at the absurdly early age of 59, was an American original, a man who made a unique - and inimitable - contribution to the development of the modern crime novel. In the course of his career, which spanned 27 years and resulted in more than 30 books, Higgins wrote with passion, wit, and a fierce integrity about a wide variety of subjects - sports, .


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