Asking for Trouble

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.

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Now an eminent writer and critic, Patricia Craig was expelled from her convent grammar school at a time when girls from respectable families were never kicked out of school, and certainly not when the ‘offence’ was carrying-on with boys in the sand dunes in the Donegal Gaeltacht while attending an Irish language summer school.

Asking for Trouble is an absorbing coming-of-age memoir, and an entertaining account of religious identities, family relationships and growing up in 1950s Belfast and Donegal.

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Details

  • Format: Paperback / Softback
  • Published On: 07 September 2007
  • Publisher: Blackstaff Press
  • ISBN / EAN: 9780856408083
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 8.50 in x 5.30 in x 0.60 in

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