Personality

Andrew O'Hagan
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Can Maria, 'the girl with the giant voice', be saved by love or is she destined to be consumed by celebrity, by family secrets, and by her number one fan?

Maria Tambini is a thirteen-year-old girl with an amazing singing voice. Growing up in the 1970s above her mother's chip shop on the Scottish island of Bute, she is making ready to escape the ordinary life to become a living exhibit in the modern drama of celebrity.

Author bio:

Andrew O'Hagan was born in Glasgow. He is the author of The Missing, which was shortlisted for the Esquire Award, the Saltire First Book Award, and the McVities prize for the Scottish Writer of the Year. His debut novel, Our Fathers, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award, and the IMPAC Dublin International Literary Prize. He lives in London

Category: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9780571217755
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: July 2005
Page Extent: 336
Format: Paperback - B format
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Subject: Literary fiction