AwayBook - 1993
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A stunning, evocative novel set in Ireland and Canada, Away traces a family's complex and layered past. The narrative unfolds with shimmering clarity, and takes us from the harsh northern Irish coast in the 1840s to the quarantine stations at Grosse Isle and the barely hospitable land of the Cana... Read More »
Forced to leave their home in Ireland in the wake of the potato famine of the 1840s, this novel chronicles the attempts of the O'Malley family to build a new life in the harsh and uninviting wilderness of Upper Canada. We follow three generations of O'Malleys as they battle with the landscape, an... Read More »
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