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Brooklyn : a novel / Colm Tóibín.

Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781439149829
  • ISBN: 1439149828
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: First Scribner trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, 2010.

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Summary, etc.: 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 neighborhood "just like Ireland"--She decides she must go, leaving her fragile mother and her charismatic sister behind.
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Subject: Irish > United States > Fiction.
Women immigrants > Fiction.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Ireland > History > 20th century > Fiction.
FICTION > Literary.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
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