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The blackwater lightship : a novel

Author: Colm Tóibín
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner edView all editions and formats
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Helen, her mother, and her grandmother come together to care for Helen's terminally ill brother.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colm Tóibín
ISBN: 0684873893 9780684873893 0743203313 9780743203319
OCLC Number: 43333551
Description: 273 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Colm Tóibín.

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Under a crumbling roof in 1990s Ireland, Helen and five other friends and loved ones wait impatiently as her brother, Declan, dies of AIDS. "The Blackwater Lightship" is a novel about morals and  Read more...

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Stephen McCauley author of "The Man of the House"Colm Tiibin's rich new novel is a portrait of three generations of strong, independent women, sorting through the love and resentments that bind them. Read more...

 
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