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The secret scripture

Author: Sebastian Barry
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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As a young woman, Roseanne McNulty was one of the most beautiful and beguiling girls in County Sligo, Ireland. Now, as her hundredth year draws near, she is a patient at Roscommon Regional Mental Hospital, and she decides to record the events of her life.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 9780670019403 0670019402
OCLC Number: 174040289
Awards: Costa Book of the Year, 2008.
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, 2008.
Description: 300 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Sebastian Barry.

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As a young woman, Roseanne McNulty was one of the most beautiful and beguiling girls in County Sligo, Ireland. Now, as her hundredth year draws near, she is a patient at Roscommon Regional Mental Hospital, and she decides to record the events of her life.

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by AnnetteDunlea (WorldCat user published 2009-05-28) Excellent Permalink

Book Review of The Secret Scripture by Annette Dunlea
This book is now available in paperback, published by Faber and Faber and its ISBN is: 0571215297. It was short listed for the man Booker Prize 2008 and won the Costa Book of The Year 2008. It is literary Irish fiction at its best. It records...
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