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The dead republic

Author: Roddy Doyle
Publisher: New York : Viking, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After being saved from death by none other than Henry Fonda and engaging in a brief but ill-fated collaboration with legendary director John Ford, Irish rebel Henry Smart ends up settling into a quiet life in a village north of Dublin, where he finds work as a caretaker for a boys' school and takes up with a widow O'Kelly (who may be his long-disappeared wife). But a political bombing in Dublin in 1974 puts him in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Farce
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 9780670021772 0670021776
OCLC Number: 461631677
Description: 329 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Roddy Doyle.
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After being saved from death by none other than Henry Fonda and engaging in a brief but ill-fated collaboration with legendary director John Ford, Irish rebel Henry Smart ends up settling into a quiet life in a village north of Dublin, where he finds work as a caretaker for a boys' school and takes up with a widow O'Kelly (who may be his long-disappeared wife). But a political bombing in Dublin in 1974 puts him in the spotlight, and suddenly the secret of his rebel past is out.

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