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An Irish Christmas

Author: John B Keane
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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A collection of seventeen stories that "draw on a rich folk culture to portray the holiday dreams and everyday shortcomings of ordinary country people during the Christmas season."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Christmas fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Christmas stories
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John B Keane
ISBN: 0786708158 9780786708154
OCLC Number: 45111695
Notes: Previously published as: A Christmas surprise.
Description: 220 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The fourth wise man --
A Christmas come uppance --
Angels in our midst --
The resurrection --
Dotie Tupper's Christmas --
A Christmas gander --
The Hermit of Scartnabrock --
Johnny Naile's Christmas --
Mackson's Christmas --
The greatest wake of all --
The seven year trance --
Awingal Princess of Cunnackeenamadra --
The sacred calf --
Two gentlemen of the law --
The great William Street showdown of 1964 --
The word of a Wrenboy --
A Christmas surprise.
Other Titles: Christmas surprise
Responsibility: John B. Keane.
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A collection of seventeen stories that "draw on a rich folk culture to portray the holiday dreams and everyday shortcomings of ordinary country people during the Christmas season."--Jacket.

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