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The journey home

Author: Dermot Bolger
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008, ©1990.
Series: James A. Michener fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 1st University of Texas Press edView all editions and formats
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Set in the suburbs of Dublin in the early '80s, this novel chillingly portrays a bleak Ireland that offers its youth few options. When Francis Hano Hanrahan finds temporary employment at the voters' register's office, he meets Shay, a charismatic trickster who spins entertainment out of their dreary workplace. As Shay's sidekick, Hano gets caught up in Dublin's nightlife and becomes further estranged from his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Noir fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dermot Bolger
ISBN: 9780292718067 0292718063
OCLC Number: 167511530
Description: 242 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: James A. Michener fiction series.
Responsibility: Dermot Bolger.
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Set in the suburbs of Dublin in the early '80s, this novel chillingly portrays a bleak Ireland that offers its youth few options. When Francis Hano Hanrahan finds temporary employment at the voters' register's office, he meets Shay, a charismatic trickster who spins entertainment out of their dreary workplace. As Shay's sidekick, Hano gets caught up in Dublin's nightlife and becomes further estranged from his parents.

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