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Saints and sinners : stories

Author: Edna O'Brien
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A timeless collection of short stories about the driving forces in our lives. The author introduces us to a vivid new cast of restless, searching people who, whether in the Irish countryside or London or New York, remind us of our own humanity. A librarian waits in the lobby of a posh Dublin hotel expecting to meet a celebrated poet while reflecting on the great love who disappointed her. Irish workers dream of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Brien, Edna.
Saints and sinners.
New York : Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Co., 2011
(DLC) 2010031577
(OCoLC)652743691
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edna O'Brien
ISBN: 9780316175517 031617551X 9780571270934 057127093X
OCLC Number: 843125226
Notes: Includes a reading group guide.
Description: 1 online resource (245, 16 pages)
Contents: Shovel kings --
Sinners --
Madame Cassandra --
Black flower --
Plunder --
Inner cowboy --
Green Georgette --
Manhattan medley --
Send my roots rain --
My two mothers --
Old wounds.
Responsibility: Edna O'Brien.

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A timeless collection of short stories about the driving forces in our lives. The author introduces us to a vivid new cast of restless, searching people who, whether in the Irish countryside or London or New York, remind us of our own humanity. A librarian waits in the lobby of a posh Dublin hotel expecting to meet a celebrated poet while reflecting on the great love who disappointed her. Irish workers dream of becoming millionaires in London, but long for their quickly changing homeland exiles in both places. A searing anatomy of class is seen through a little girl's eyes.

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