Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men

By: Bateman,Colin

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Fat Boy McMaster is a hopeless heavyweight boxer (but nonetheless champion of Ireland) on his way to a monstrous payday in the form of a Saint Patrick's Day fight in Madison Square Garden with Mike Tyson. Belfast journalist Dan Starkey comes over to write a book about the event, eager to escape the bloody conflict of his homeland -- and his home itself, where his marriage is dissolving as quickly as the cease-fire. But the Irish team's arrival in New York sets off racial and political mayhem, along with a problematic romance for our married hero. Starkey's holiday may be ruined, but his loser sports chronicle has morphed into a quick-paced thriller complete with kidnappings, inner-city commando operations, and an elaborately sinister whale-watching cruise.

Title: Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men

Author Name: Bateman,Colin

Categories: Contemporary Fiction, Sports,

Edition: 1st American Edition.

Publisher: NY, Arcade Publishing: 1997

ISBN Number: 1559703768

ISBN Number 13: 9781559703765

Binding: Boards

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 002366

Description: 325 pp. Near new, never read. A former Belfast journalist weaves a tale of a sportswriter who goes to N.Y. to cover a prize fight between a Northern Irish boxer and an American black. Racism turns the match ugly. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Keywords: BOXING. SPORT FICTION. IRELAND. NEW YORK CITY. COLIN BATEMAN. BELFAST.