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The commitments

The commitments

Author: Roddy Doyle
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1998, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Barrytown, Dublin, has something to sing about. The Commitments are spreading the gospel of the soul. Ably managed by Jimmy Rabitte, brilliantly coached by Joel 'The Lips' Fagan, their twin assault on Motown and Barrytown takes them by leaps and bounds from Paris hall to immortality on vinyl. But can The Commitments live up to their name?"--Publisher.

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Genre/Form: Jugendbuch
Humorous fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 0749391685 9780749391683
OCLC Number: 40865593
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by William Heinemann Limited 1988.
Description: 165 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Roddy Doyle.


Ably managed by Jimmy Rabbitte, brilliantly coached by Joey 'The Lips' Fagan, their twin assault on Motown and Barrytown takes them by leaps and bounds from the parish hall to the steps of the studio  Read more...


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A contender for the funniest debut of the year...young, feisty, funky, rude, unpretentious and great fun * Time Out * An Irish version of The Blues Brothers...authentic and brilliantly funny * Read more...

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