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Sharon Rabbitte is expecting a baby, but as her pregnancy forces the ramshackle Rabbitte family to pull together, will she reveal who is the father? By the bestselling author of The Commitments, now a long-running West End stage show. 'The musical we've been waiting for... So good I almost wept' Sunday Times

Meet the Rabbitte family, motley bunch of loveable ne'er-do-wells whose everyday purgatory is rich with hangovers, dogshit and dirty dishes. When the older sister announces her pregnancy, the family are forced to rally together and discover the strangeness of intimacy.

But the question remains: which friend of the family is the father of Sharon's child?

By the bestselling author of The Commitments, now a long-running West End stage show.

'Unstoppable fun. A big-hearted, big-night out' The Times

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    9780749391256

    October 1, 2014

    Vintage

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    September 1, 2010

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