Maeve's Times

In Her Own Words
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Author(s): Maeve Binchy
Original Publish Date: Oct 28, 2014
Product Number: EB00347311
Released: Oct 28, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780385353465
Publisher: Knopf
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Five decades of selected writings from the Irish Times by the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift to her legion of fans. Maeve Binchy once confessed: "As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next table in a restaurant, I suppose I am obsessively interested in what some might consider the trivia of other people's lives." She was an accidental journalist, yet from the beginning, her writings reflected the warmth, wit, and keen human interest that readers would come to love in her fiction. From the royal wedding to boring airplane companions, Samuel Beckett to Margaret Thatcher, "senior moments" to life as a waitress, Maeve's Times gives us wonderful insight into a changing Ireland as it celebrates the work of one of our best-loved writers in all its diversity-revealing her characteristic directness, laugh-out-loud humor, and unswerving gaze into the true heart of a matter. "Binchy's wry, self-effacing style reminds one of a Celtic Nora Ephron...? [She] throws a spotlight on strong, imperfect women confronting complicated challenges." -The Christian Science Monitor

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Author(s): Maeve Binchy
Narrator(s): Kate Binchy
Product Number Z100077588
Released: Oct 28, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780553410150

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