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The marriage bed

Author: Regina McBride
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fourteen-year-old Deirdre O'Breen and her grandmother move from Great Blasket Island off the Irish coast to Ballyferriter and her great-aunt's house after her parents' death. She's considered backwards, but is eventually befriended by a classmate from a wealthy devout family and they plan to become noviates together, but her friend's family has other plans for her.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McBride, Regina, 1956-
Marriage bed.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2004
(OCoLC)607250224
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Regina McBride
ISBN: 074325497X 9780743254977 0743254996 9780743254991
OCLC Number: 53840077
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: viii, 289 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Regina McBride.
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An exquisitely lush and lyrical story about marriage and motherhood, attachment and letting go set in early twentieth century Dublin.  Read more...

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Jodi Picoultauthor of "My Sister's Keeper"In "The Marriage Bed," Regina McBride carries us across the sea and into her characters' lives with pure poetry. Any modern woman will recognize Deirdre's Read more...

 
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