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The barracks

Author: John McGahern
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Elizabeth Reegan, after years of freedom - and loneliness - marries into the enclosed Irish village of her upbringing. The children are not her own; her husband is straining to break free from the servile security of the police force; and her own life, threatened by illness, seems to be losing the last vestiges of its purpose."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McGahern
ISBN: 0142004251 9780142004258
OCLC Number: 52942793
Description: 232 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John McGahern.
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"Elizabeth Reegan, after years of freedom - and loneliness - marries into the enclosed Irish village of her upbringing. The children are not her own; her husband is straining to break free from the servile security of the police force; and her own life, threatened by illness, seems to be losing the last vestiges of its purpose."--BOOK JACKET.

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