Asking for Trouble

The Story of an Escapade with Disproportionate Consequences

Patricia Craig

Date Published :
September 2007
Publisher :
Blackstaff Press
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ISBN : 9780856408083
Pages : 240
Dimensions : 8.5 X 5.6 inches
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The story of how a Belfast schoolgirl was expelled from St Dominics on the Falls Road in Belfast in 1959, and how that event went on to shape the rest of her life.

About The Author

Patricia Craig is from Belfast. She moved to London in the 1960s but always retained strong links with her native city, returning to live in Northern Ireland in 1999. A leading literary critic and anthologist, she regularly contributes to the Independent, London Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, Irish Times and New Statesman, and has appeared on various television and radio programmes. She has edited many anthologies, including The Rattle of the North (Blackstaff, 1992), The Belfast Anthology (Blackstaff, 1999) and The Ulster Anthology (Blackstaff, 2006), and is the author of two memoirs, Asking for Trouble and A Twisted Root.

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