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Roddy Doyle

Roddy DoyleBorn: 1958
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: The Commitments

Father: Rory Doyle (b. 1923)
Mother: Ita (b. 1925)
Wife: (married, two children)

    High School: St. Fintan's Christian Brothers School, Sutton
    University: BA, English and Geography, University College Dublin
    Teacher: Greendale Community School, Dublin (grade school, 14 years)
    Teacher: English, Barnard College

    Man Booker Prize for Fiction 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Author of books:
The Commitments (1987, novel, Barrytown Trilogy)
The Snapper (1990, novel, Barrytown Trilogy)
The Van (1991, novel, Barrytown Trilogy)
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha (1993, novel)
The Woman Who Walked Into Doors (1996, novel)
A Star Called Henry (1999, novel)
Rory & Ita (2003, biography)
Oh, Play That Thing (2004, novel)



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