skip to content
Brooklyn : [a novel] Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Brooklyn : [a novel]

Author: Colm Tóibín; Kirsten Potter
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : MP3 : Sound recording : Fiction   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Eilis Lacey is unable to find a job in Ireland in the years following World War II. An Irish priest from Brooklyn, New York offers to sponser her to live an work in America, so she decides she must go leaving her mother and sister behind. She adapts to her new life by working in a department store and the pain of parting has subsided until she receives devastating news from home that threatens the promise of her  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
History
Psychological fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colm Tóibín; Kirsten Potter
ISBN: 9781433291913 1433291916
OCLC Number: 429916180
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Kirsten Potter.
Description: 1 audio disc (approximately 7.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: MP3 format.; System requirements: CD/mp3 player or PC with MP3-capable software.
Responsibility: by Colm Tóibín.

Abstract:

Eilis Lacey is unable to find a job in Ireland in the years following World War II. An Irish priest from Brooklyn, New York offers to sponser her to live an work in America, so she decides she must go leaving her mother and sister behind. She adapts to her new life by working in a department store and the pain of parting has subsided until she receives devastating news from home that threatens the promise of her future.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/429916180> # Brooklyn : [a novel]
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, bgn:SoundRecording, bgn:CD ;
    library:oclcnum "429916180" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Place/ashland_or> ; # Ashland, Or.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/oru> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: snd" ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177764> ; # Women immigrants
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Place/ireland> ; # Ireland
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/978902> ; # Irish
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1312516> ; # New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Place/brooklyn_new_york_n_y> ; # Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Topic/women_immigrants> ; # Women immigrants
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205427> ; # Ireland.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Topic/irish_united_states> ; # Irish--United States
    schema:bookFormat bgn:AudioBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Person/potter_kirsten> ; # Kirsten Potter
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/32063755> ; # Colm Tóibín
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:datePublished "℗2009" ;
    schema:description "Eilis Lacey is unable to find a job in Ireland in the years following World War II. An Irish priest from Brooklyn, New York offers to sponser her to live an work in America, so she decides she must go leaving her mother and sister behind. She adapts to her new life by working in a department store and the pain of parting has subsided until she receives devastating news from home that threatens the promise of her future."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796645801> ;
    schema:genre "Love stories"@en ;
    schema:genre "Psychological fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Audiobooks"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Brooklyn : [a novel]"@en ;
    schema:productID "429916180" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/429916180#PublicationEvent/ashland_or_blackstone_audio_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Agent/blackstone_audio> ; # Blackstone Audio
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781433291913> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/429916180> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Agent/blackstone_audio> # Blackstone Audio
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Blackstone Audio" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Person/potter_kirsten> # Kirsten Potter
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Potter" ;
    schema:givenName "Kirsten" ;
    schema:name "Kirsten Potter" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796645801#Place/brooklyn_new_york_n_y> # Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177764> # Women immigrants
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women immigrants"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205427> # Ireland.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Ireland." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1312516> # New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/978902> # Irish
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Irish"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/32063755> # Colm Tóibín
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1955" ;
    schema:familyName "Tóibín" ;
    schema:givenName "Colm" ;
    schema:name "Colm Tóibín" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781433291913>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1433291916" ;
    schema:isbn "9781433291913" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.