Ireland

A Concise History from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (19.48 hours)
Product Number: Z100029983
Released: Apr 21, 2005
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780060838843
Narrator/s: Frank Delaney
Publisher: HarperAudio
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From a land famous for storytelling comes an epic novel of Ireland that captures the intimate, passionate texture of the Irish spirit. One evening in 1951, an itinerant storyteller arrives unannounced at a house in the Irish countryside. In exchange for a bed and a warm meal, he invites his hosts and their neighbors to join him by the wintry fireside, and begins to tell formative stories of Ireland's history. Ronan, a nine-year-old boy, grows so entranced by the storytelling that, when the old man leaves abruptly under mysterious circumstances, the boy devotes himself to finding him again. Ronan's search for the Storyteller becomes both a journey of self-discovery, long unspoken family secrets, and an immersion into the sometimes conflicting histories of his native land. A sweeping novel of huge ambition, Ireland is the beautifully told story of a remarkable nation. It rings with the truth of a writer passionate about his country and in full command of his craft.

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Author(s): Frank Delaney
Original Publish Date: Feb 01, 2005

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Author(s): Frank Delaney
Narrator(s): Frank Delaney
Product Number DD6944
Released: May 01, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470886707

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