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Keady, Walter 1934-

Overview
Works: 5 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 2,033 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Pastoral fiction 
Classifications: PS3561.E16, 813.54
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Publications about Walter Keady
Publications by Walter Keady
Most widely held works by Walter Keady
Mary McGreevy by Walter Keady( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 801 libraries worldwide
A nun in 1950s Ireland abandons the veil to run a farm inherited from her father. Sister Mary Thomas is good looking and flirtatious, and suitors queue at her door. But she does not want a husband, only a child, and eventually she gives birth to one, scandalizing the district and getting a priest into trouble. By the author of Celibates and Other Lovers
The dowry : a novel of Ireland by Walter Keady( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
In 1946 rural Ireland, Brideen Conway has her heart set on Kieran McDermot, but one thing stands in the way of their union. The couple can't afford to marry, and Kieran's curmudgeonly father won't pass down the family farm. Kieran faces the unpleasant possibility of leaving Brideen behind to find his fortune in England. The parish priest Father Donovan sets in motion a plot to see Brideen and Kieran wed. After all, so what if the dowry might change hands a few more times than is entirely usual, as long as the couple can tie the knot?
Celibates & other lovers by Walter Keady( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
The life of Phelim O'Brien, a young Irishman training for the priesthood, all the while fighting carnal desire. Not an easy task as Phelim is fond of the fair sex and a woman is out to get him
The altruist by Walter Keady( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Eilis is a feisty young woman, growing up in an Ireland that has changed significantly since the days of her grandmother's youth. But some things do not change: Eilis, too, flouts conventional mores, especially when she decides to have a baby out of wedlock like her grandmother before her
The Agitator by Walter Keady( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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English (24)
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