Book Reviews of The Snapper

The Snapper
The Snapper
Author: Roddy Doyle
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ISBN-13: 9780140171679
ISBN-10: 0140171673
Publication Date: 8/1/1992
Pages: 224
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
Warm and funny account of an Irish family dealing with a daughter's pregnancy. Snapper is slang for baby.
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Helpful Score: 1
"Very, very funny .... The most amazing account of a pregnancy ever written." --- Maeve Binchy
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Twenty year old Sharon Rabbitte is pregnant. Shes also unmarried, living at home, working in a grocery store, and keeping the identity of the father a secret. Her own father, Jimmy Sr., is shocked by the news. Her mother says little. Her friends and neighbors all want to know whose "snapper" shes carrying.