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McCabe, Pat 1955-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 510 publications in 18 languages and 10,668 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Comedy films  Political fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Performer, Signer
Classifications: PR6063.C32, 823.914
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The butcher boy by Pat McCabe( Book )

89 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telling the strange and sometimes hilarious tale of a deeply disturbed boy, a portrait of a dangerous mind profiles Francie, known in his repressive Irish town as the "Pig Boy," as his bright and love-starved psyche descends into madness
Breakfast on Pluto by Pat McCabe( Book )

56 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drag queen's adventures as a member of the Irish Republican Army. He is Patrick Braden, born of an affair his mother had with a priest, and he works as a prostitute in a small town. Tired of the violence around him he flees to London, only to be recruited by the IRA as a bomber
The dead school : [a novel] by Pat McCabe( Book )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clash of two men representing the two faces of Ireland, revolutionary and bourgeois. Both teach at the same boys' school. One is a tyrannical headmaster, the son of an IRA man killed by the Black and Tans, the second is a with-it reformer whose father did not fight, but committed suicide. The novel chronicles the boys' different reactions to the two men. By the author of The Butcher Boy
Winterwood : a novel by Pat McCabe( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once, Redmond Hatch was in heaven, married to the lovely Catherine and father to enchanting daughter Immy. But then he took them both to Winterwood. And it would never be the same again? "--Publisher website (May 2007)
Call me the breeze by Pat McCabe( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searching for a place to belong in his politically torn 1970s Northern Ireland home, Joey Tallon begins a spiritual quest that eventually takes him to Iowa, a journey during which he experiments with LSD
The holy city : a novel by Pat McCabe( Book )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris McCool, a dandyish, debonair playboy, a product of the wealthy Protestant wife of another man, and a poor Catholic farmer, reflects on his two lives--the one he lives and the darker one he is capable of and tries to forget
Emerald germs of Ireland by Pat McCabe( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat McNab reflects on why he killed his mother and who he should kill next
The stray sod country : a novel by Pat McCabe( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1958, the residents of Cullymore, Ireland, wrestle with their identities and their fates, including the barber's wife who is obsessed with Laika, the Sputnik dog
Mondo desperado : a serial novel by Pat McCabe( Book )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mondo tales of the insular town of Barntrosna ... [with its] distinctly Irish crew of odd and unusual inhabitants who live on and regularly cross, often unconsciously, the border between fantasy and reality."--Jacket
The butcher boy by Pat McCabe( Visual )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressures on Francie to grow up are immense. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia thanks mainly to his nasty neighbour Mrs. Nugent. He begins to have a fantasy where he has visions of the Virgin Mary. After his father dies, Francie becomes more despondent, culminating in the extremely bloody murder of Mrs. Nugent whom he holds responsible for all the wrongs visited upon him. After being arrested, Francie is committed to an asylum in an attempt to cure him
Carn by Pat McCabe( Book )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A native son returns to Ireland from America to open a meat-processing plant, raising hopes of prosperity for all. But an economic slump, accompanied by renewed sectarian fighting causes the plant to close. A signal for more native sons to leave for America. By the author of Butcher Boy
Hello Mr. Bones & Goodbye Mr. Rat by Pat McCabe( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Hello Mr. Bones two damaged souls have--thanks to each other's love--turned their lives around. But as London's weather takes a turn for the worse, so do their fates, and raw evil runs riot the night of the impossible hurricane. Goodbye Mr. Rat centers around the spirit of an IRA bomber watching over his ex-lover as she takes his ashes back to his rural hometown. This girl from northern Indiana may not be ready for rural Ireland, yet the townsfolk of Iron Valley certainly have plans for her
Winterwood by Pat McCabe( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Redmond Hatch takes his family on vacation to the secluded mountains where he grew up, only to have his life shattered by a disastrous chain of events that quickly spirals out of control
The butcher boy by Pat McCabe( Recording )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in a poor small Irish town in the early sixties, a boy is determined to win out. But what he does to Mrs. Nugent is the final, terrifying act of a lad at the end of a relentless descent into a world of scorn and fear
Hello and goodbye : twin epistles of gothic dread that will turn your world upside down by Pat McCabe( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Hello and Goodbye: two dark tales from two deceased narrators - bottled-lightning treats that will make you gasp, gurn, shiver and squirm. Hello Mr Bones: two damaged souls have, thanks to each other's love, turned their lives around. But as London's weather takes a turn for the worse, so do their fates, when raw evil runs riot the night of the impossible hurricane. Goodbye Mr Rat: an IRA bomber watches over his ex-lover as she takes his ashes back to his rural hometown. This girl from northern Indiana may not be ready for rural Ireland, yet the townsfolk of Iron Valley certainly have plans for her...Stark, blackly humorous and compressed to the point of detonation; McCabe writes like M. R. James took a dread wrong turning on an Irish country road
Breakfast on Pluto by Neil Jordan( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As foster kid Patrick 'Kitten' Braden grows up, he leaves behind his small-town life in Ireland for London, where he's reborn as a transvestite cabaret singer in the 1960s and 70s
Carn by Pat McCabe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Irish women--one idealistic and the other world weary--struggle with poverty and bloodshed in a small Irish town
The holy city by Pat McCabe( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now entering his sixty-seventh year, Chris McCool can confidently call himself a member of the Happy Club: he has an attractive Croatian girlfriend and has been told he bears more than a passing resemblance to Roger Moore. As he looks back on the glory days of his youth, he recalls the swinging sixties of rural Ireland. Chris McCool had it all back then. He had the moves, he had the car, and he had Dolly, a woman who purred suggestive songs amd tugged gently at her skin-tight dresses. Except that there was another Mr. Wonderful in town, a certain Marcus Otoyo - a young Nigerian with glossy curls and a dazzling devoutness that was all but irresistible
Breakfast on Pluto by Pat McCabe( Recording )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Swedish and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing Ireland, Mr. Patrick "Pussy" Braden goes to London to start a new life
The Adventures of Shay Mouse : the mouse from Longford by Pat McCabe( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The butcher boy
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پاتریک مک‌کیب بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و نویسنده ایرلندی

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Breakfast on PlutoThe dead school : [a novel]Winterwood : a novelCall me the breezeThe holy city : a novelEmerald germs of IrelandThe stray sod country : a novelMondo desperado : a serial novel