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Brooklyn

Author: Colm Tóibín
Publisher: London : Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a small town in the south-east of Ireland in the 1950s, Eilis Lacey is among many of her generation who cannot find work at home. So when she is offered a job in America, she leaves her family to start a new life in Brooklyn, New York.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Brooklyn.
London : Viking, 2009
(OCoLC)649159408
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colm Tóibín
ISBN: 9780670918126 0670918121 067091813X 9780670918904 0670918903 9780670918133
OCLC Number: 310156259
Awards: Winner of Costa Novel Award 2009
Short-listed for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011
Short-listed for Galaxy National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2010
Description: 251 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Colm Tóibín.

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A novel of great love and loss, and of the heartbreaking choice between personal freedom and duty.  Read more...

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