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Great Irish stories of childhood

Author: Peter HainingSeamus HeaneyWilliam TrevorBrian FrielBrendan BehanAll authors
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The collection of twenty-five stories of childhood in Ireland is written by many celebrated Irish voices.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Haining; Seamus Heaney; William Trevor; Brian Friel; Brendan Behan; Sean O'Faolain; Bryan MacMahon; Patrick O'Brian; Anne McCaffrey; Frank O'Connor; Padraic Pearse; Flann O'Brien; Michael McLaverty; Sinéad De Valera; Liam O'Flaherty; James Plunkett; Edna O'Brien; Roddy Doyle; Julia O'Faolain; Neil Jordan; Eithne Strong; Peter Tremayne; Samuel Beckett; John McGahern; Maeve Binchy
ISBN: 0760706638 9780760706633
OCLC Number: 1005493772
Description: 271 pages
Contents: Introduction --
Age of innocence: Memories of growing up: Mankeepers and mosscheepers / Seamus Heaney --
Death of Peggy Meehan / William Trevor --
First of my sins / Brian Friel --
Red Jam Roll, the dancer / Brendan Behan --
Trout / Sean O'Faolain --
Ring / Bryan MacMahon --
Not liking to pass the road again / Patrick O'Brian --
Lady-in-waiting / Anne McCaffrey --
Learning years: Tales of schooldays: Face of evil / Frank O'Connor --
Roads / Padraic Pearse --
Mr Collopy / Flann O'Brien --
Poteen maker / Michael McLaverty --
Mystery play / Sinéad de Valera --
Parting / Liam O'Flaherty --
Weep for our pride / James Plunkett --
Sister Imelda / Edna O'Brien --
Pains of youth: Stories of adolescence: Living dead / Roddy Doyle --
We might see sights! / Julia O'Faolain --
Seduction / Neil Jordan.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Haining.

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The collection of twenty-five stories of childhood in Ireland is written by many celebrated Irish voices.

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