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Shy bairns get nae sweets

Andrew O’Hagan: Among the Oil-Riggers, 21 January 2021

Sea State 
by Tabitha Lasley.
Fourth Estate, 227 pp., £14.99, February, 978 0 00 839093 8
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... travelling in helicopters and going on as if they were George Best in oilskins.Forty years on, Tabitha Lasley was already working on a book about oil-rig workers when she first visited Aberdeen. She’d recently broken up with her boyfriend, a pothead in public relations. He’d had his uses, though, teaching her how to throw a punch and how to ...

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