The Secret Scripture

A Novel
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Author(s): Sebastian Barry
Awards:2008-Fiction-Shortlist-Man Booker Prize
Original Publish Date: Jun 12, 2008
Product Number: EB00398434
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101202920
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Description

An epic story of family, love, and unavoidable tragedy from the two-time Man Booker Prize finalist. Now a major motion picture starring Rooney Mara. Sebastian Barry's latest novel, Days Without End, is now available. Sebastian Barry's novels have been hugely admired by readers and critics, and in 2005 his novel A Long Long Way was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. In The Secret Scripture, Barry revisits County Sligo, Ireland, the setting for his previous three books, to tell the unforgettable story of Roseanne McNulty. Once one of the most beguiling women in Sligo, she is now a resident of Roscommon Regional Mental Hospital and nearing her hundredth year. Set against an Ireland besieged by conflict, The Secret Scripture is an engrossing tale of one woman's life, and a poignant story of the cruelties of civil war and corrupted power. The Secret Scripture is now a film starring Rooney Mara, Eric Bana, and Vanessa Redgrave.

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eAudio
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Author(s): Sebastian Barry
Narrator(s): Wanda McCaddon
Product Number Z100096566
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481584098

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