No Country

No Country

Book - 2014
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Traces the experiences of a young freedom fighter in mid-nineteenth-century Dublin whose best friend and daughter escape the potato famine by moving to America before their respective descendants move toward a fateful convergence.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
ISBN: 9781451635997
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 553 p. ; 24 cm.

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finn75
Jan 04, 2015

Very clever how the families intersect through the ages. An interesting take on the Irish dispora in India. Never thought about it from that angle.

ChristchurchLib Aug 24, 2014

Beginning in 1843, this sweeping family saga spans both continents and generations. Fleeing trouble in Dublin, Irish freedom fighter Padraig Aherne boards a ship bound for Calcutta, leaving behind his pregnant lover, Brigid. While Padraig prospers in India, his best friend Brendan adopt's Brigid's child and later emigrates with her to Canada when the potato famine devastates their homeland. Before their fates converge, each character's actions set in motion a series of events whose repercussions will daunt all of the far-flung branches of this unusual family, culminating in a present-day homicide case. Historical Fiction newsletter August 2014.

ChristchurchLib Aug 24, 2014

Beginning in 1843, this sweeping family saga spans both continents and generations. Fleeing trouble in Dublin, Irish freedom fighter Padraig Aherne boards a ship bound for Calcutta, leaving behind his pregnant lover, Brigid. While Padraig prospers in India, his best friend Brendan adopt's Brigid's child and later emigrates with her to Canada when the potato famine devastates their homeland. Before their fates converge, each character's actions set in motion a series of events whose repercussions will daunt all of the far-flung branches of this unusual family, culminating in a present-day homicide case. Historical Fiction newsletter August 2014.

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