Brooklyn: A Novel

Brooklyn: A Novel

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Hauntingly beautiful and heartbreaking, Colm Tóibín's sixth novel, Brooklyn, is set in Brooklyn and Ireland in the early 1950s, when one young woman crosses the ocean to make a new life for herself.

Eilis Lacey has come of age in small-town Ireland in the years following World War Two. Though skilled at bookkeeping, she cannot find a job in the miserable Irish economy. When an Irish priest from Brooklyn to sponsor Eilis in America -- to live and work in a Brooklyn… (more)

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For those who love character driven novels, and who love to explore the human psyche, this is one of the best.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Scribner (May 05, 2009)

Collection: Scribner

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Costa Book Award for Best Novel 2009 winner

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