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Reading in the dark

Author: Seamus Deane
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A boy's coming of age in 1950s Northern Ireland amid the fear of the present and the ghosts of the past. It turns out his paternal uncle did not just die, but was executed as an informer. Not only that, the man who ordered the execution was his maternal grandfather. There's more, the uncle was actually innocent, set up by another member of the family. A first novel.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seamus Deane
ISBN: 0394574400 9780394574400
OCLC Number: 35961458
Description: 245 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Seamus Deane.
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A boy's coming of age in 1950s Northern Ireland amid the fear of the present and the ghosts of the past. It turns out his paternal uncle did not just die, but was executed as an informer. Not only that, the man who ordered the execution was his maternal grandfather. There's more, the uncle was actually innocent, set up by another member of the family. A first novel.

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