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Thomas Healy

Thomas Healy grew up in the Gorbals, Glasgow in the 1950s. He left school at fifteen and has worked as, among other things, a shunter in a railway yard, a reporter on the Glasgow Herald and a security guard at a meat market. He is the author of a book about boxing, The Hurting Business, and two novels: It Might Have Been Jerusalem and Rolling. He lives in Glasgow. Thomas Healy grew up in the Gorbals, Glasgow in the 1950s. He left school at fifteen and has worked as, among other things, a shunter in a railway yard, a reporter on the Glasgow Herald and a security guard at a meat market. He is the author of a book about boxing, The Hurting Business, and two novels: It Might Have Been Jerusalem and Rolling. He lives in Glasgow.