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War Children.

Author: Gerard Whelan
Publisher: New York : The O'Brien Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Six stories - one set in Dublin, the others in the countryside - about children who get caught up in the War of Independence and suffer dire consequences. Mattie Foley dreams of escaping the harshness of life in the Dublin slums, but her dreams and reality become dangerously entwined with the discovery of a gun. When Statia Mulligan sets off to get feed for the hens, she longs for the peace and quiet of her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whelan, Gerard.
War Children.
New York : The O'Brien Press, ©2002
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Whelan
ISBN: 9781847174086 1847174086
OCLC Number: 796384393
Awards: Winner of Bisto Book of the Year -- Merit Award 2003 2003 (Ireland)
Winner of Reading Association of Ireland Award 2003 2003 (Ireland)
Description: 1 online resource (178 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Table of Contents; DEDICATION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Note; The Empty Steps; Mulligan's Drop; The King of Irishtown; Dead Man's Music; Services Rendered; The Poor Cow; A Note from the Author; About the Author; Other books by Gerard Whelan; Copyright.

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Six stories, one set in Dublin the others in the countryside, about children who get caught up in the War of Independence and suffer dire consequences.  Read more...

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'Six emotionally charged stories, rural and urban, featuring feisty, likeable youngsters' -- The Sunday Independent * The Sunday Independent * 'Roller-coasters of emotion ... A riveting read' -- Inis Read more...

 
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