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The mammy

Author: Brendan O'Carroll
Publisher: New York : Plume, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seven kids. One dead husband called "Redser." And not a chance that she'll be defeated. Not by Sister Magdalen, her daughter's tyrannical teacher. Not by the amorous overtures of the French proprietor of the local pizza parlour. Not by the medical crisis that threatens her best pal, Marion. Every morning at five, Agnes Browne leaves her tenement flat and sets up her produce stall on Moore Street, in the teeming  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brendan O'Carroll
ISBN: 0452281032 9780452281035
OCLC Number: 45078478
Notes: Originally published in Ireland by O'Brien Press in 1994 ; later published under the title Agnes Browne.
Description: 174 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Brendan O'Carroll.

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Seven kids. One dead husband called "Redser." And not a chance that she'll be defeated. Not by Sister Magdalen, her daughter's tyrannical teacher. Not by the amorous overtures of the French proprietor of the local pizza parlour. Not by the medical crisis that threatens her best pal, Marion. Every morning at five, Agnes Browne leaves her tenement flat and sets up her produce stall on Moore Street, in the teeming heart of The Jarro--home to Dublin's dealers, dockers, draymen, and those on the dole. But to the fatherless Browne brood, Agnes is more than a beloved neighborhood character. She's just about everything there is ...

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