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The O'Briens : a novel

Author: Peter Behrens
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A family saga spanning half a century in the lives of a restless and ambitious clan starts with the story of backwoods youth-turned-railroad magnate Joe O'Brien, who after leaving the Canadian wilds and sharing a passionate courtship with Iseult, becomes the patriarch of a family that sees the first airplanes, two world wars and the election of JFK. By the award-winning author of The Law of Dreams"--From publisher.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Wars stories
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Behrens, Peter, 1954-
O'Briens.
New York : Pantheon Books, c2011
(DLC) 2011029594
(OCoLC)744975985
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Behrens
ISBN: 9780307907097 0307907090
OCLC Number: 785560449
Description: 1 online resource (384 p.)
Responsibility: Peter Behrens.

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"A family saga spanning half a century in the lives of a restless and ambitious clan starts with the story of backwoods youth-turned-railroad magnate Joe O'Brien, who after leaving the Canadian wilds and sharing a passionate courtship with Iseult, becomes the patriarch of a family that sees the first airplanes, two world wars and the election of JFK. By the award-winning author of The Law of Dreams"--From publisher.

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