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Brooklyn : a novel

Autore: Colm Tóibín
Editore: New York : Scribner, 2009.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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In Ireland in the early 1950s, Eilis Lacey is one of many who cannot find work at home. Thus when a job is offered in America, it is clear to everyone that she must go. Leaving behind her family and country, Eilis heads for unfamiliar Brooklyn, and to a crowded boarding house where the landlady's intense scrutiny and the small jealousies of her fellow residents only deepen her isolation. Slowly, the pain of parting  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Fiction
History
Psychological fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Tipo materiale: Fiction, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Libro, Risorsa Internet
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Colm Tóibín
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Numero OCLC: 262428686
Riconoscimenti: Costa Book Award, 2009.
Descrizione: 262 pages ; 22 cm
Responsabilità: Colm Tóibín.
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It is Ireland in the early 1950s and for Eilis Lacey, as for so many young Irish girls, opportunities are scarce. So when her sister arranges for her to emigrate to New York, Eilis knows she must go.  Per saperne di più…

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With this elating and humane novel, Colm Toibin has produced a masterwork * Sunday Times * The most compelling and moving portrait of a young woman I have read in a long time -- Zoe Heller * Per saperne di più…

 
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Brooklyn is a new novel by Colm Toibin.It is now available in paperback , its ISBN is : 067091813x and its publisher is Viking. This enchanting novel is narrated in the third person but told from Eilis’s perspective. Set in Ireland after World War 11, Enniscorthy  was a poor and...
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