The Liberation of Brigid Dunne

Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy and Elin Hilderbrand, The Liberation of Brigid Dunne is a moving and inspirational family saga that you will want to share with all the women in your life.

Author: Patricia Scanlan

Publisher: Atria Books

ISBN: 150118105X

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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From the internationally bestselling “queen of contemporary Irish popular fiction” (The Sunday Times, London), a heartwarming novel following three generations of women as they each learn that it’s never too late to live your life to the fullest. Marie-Claire has just made the shocking discovery that her boyfriend (and business partner) is cheating on her. Reeling, she leaves her apartment in Toronto to travel home to Ireland, hoping the comfort of her family and a few familiar faces will ground her. She arrives just in time to celebrate her beloved great-aunt Reverend Mother Brigid’s retirement and eightieth birthday. It will be a long-awaited and touching reunion for three generations of her family, bringing her mother Keelin and grandmother Imelda—who have never quite gotten along—together as well. But then all hell breaks loose. Bitter, jealous Imelda makes a startling revelation at the party that forces them all to confront their pasts and face the truths that have shaped their lives. With four fierce, opinionated women in one family, will they ever be able to find common ground and move forward? Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy and Elin Hilderbrand, The Liberation of Brigid Dunne is a moving and inspirational family saga that you will want to share with all the women in your life.

The Liberation of Brigit Dunne

Spanning generations and covering seismic shifts in the lives of women, The Liberation of Brigid Dunne is a compelling, thought-provoking, important and highly emotional novel from a trailblazing author in women's fiction.

Author: Patricia Scanlan

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781471151170

Category:

Page: 528

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*** THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER *** One explosive family reunion. A lifetime of secrets revealed. When four feisty women from the same family get together at a family reunion, anything can happen... Marie-Claire, betrayed by her partner Marc, plans to teach him a lesson he will never forget. She travels home from Toronto to Ireland, to the house of the Four Winds, for her great-aunt Reverend Mother Brigid's eightieth birthday celebrations. It will be a long-awaited reunion for three generations of family, bringing together her mother, Keelin, and grandmother, Imelda - who have never quite got along And then all hell breaks loose. Bitter, jealous Imelda makes a shocking revelation that forces them all to confront their pasts, admit mistakes, and face the truths that have shaped their lives. With four fierce, opinionated women in one family, will they ever be able to forgive the past and share a future? And what of Marc? It's never too late to make amends...or is it? Spanning generations and covering seismic shifts in the lives of women, The Liberation of Brigid Dunne is a compelling, thought-provoking, important and highly emotional novel from a trailblazing author in women's fiction. What readers are saying about Patricia Scanlan's storytelling: 'Utterly magical and wonderful ... warmth and compassion shine through' Marian Keyes 'Like being enfolded in a hug from the great writer herself: warm, comforting and full of love' Cathy Kelly 'There can be little doubt that Patricia Scanlan is the prolific queen of contemporary Irish popular fiction' Sunday Times ''There is a heartbreaking authenticity in her observations' Irish Times 'The ultimate comfort read' Glamour

The Liberation of Brigid Dunne

She was a chain smoker, which Brigid hated, but she was a talented artist and an
excellent teacher. 'I'd love to. Merci,' agreed Brigid enthusiastically, forgetting that
she was planning to return to Ireland. 'Excellent, we will bring a picnic. Louise ...

Author: Patricia Scanlan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471151190

Category: History

Page: 624

View: 334

**Published in the UK as A Family Reunion** THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER One explosive family reunion. A lifetime of secrets revealed. When four feisty women from the same family, get together at a family reunion, anything can happen… Marie-Claire, betrayed by her partner Marc plans her revenge to teach him a lesson he will never forget. She travels from Toronto, home to Ireland, to the house of the Four Winds, for her great aunt Reverend Mother Brigid’s eightieth birthday celebrations. It will be a long-awaited reunion for three generations of family, bringing together her mother, Keelin and grandmother, Imelda - who have never quite got along And then all hell breaks loose. Bitter, jealous Imelda makes a shocking revelation that forces them all to confront their pasts, admit mistakes, and face the truths that have shaped their lives. With four fierce, opinionated women in one family, will they ever be able to forgive the past and share a future? And what of Marc? It’s never too late to make amends…or is it? Spanning generations and covering seismic shifts in the lives of women, The Liberation of Brigid Dunne is a compelling, thought-provoking, important and highly emotional novel from a trailblazing author in women's fiction. Praise for The Liberation of Brigid Dunne: 'Bestselling writer Patricia Scanlan returns with a dramatic novel that tracks four feisty women as they prepare to meet up for a family reunion... Dramatic and twisty, this novel is a riveting read' OK! 'A must-read' Bella 'Explosive' Best

Voices

In this our first collection of stories, we have gathered a range of voices to suit every taste. With themes ranging from family and friendship to ageing, love and childhood, there is something for everyone. So come on in! Book jacket.

Author: Patricia Scanlan

Publisher: Open Door Series

ISBN: 9781848407824

Category: Short stories, English

Page: 208

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Since 1998, Open Door has been introducing readers new and old to some of Ireland's finest writers. In this our first collection of stories, we have gathered a range of voices to suit every taste. With themes ranging from family and friendship to ageing, love and childhood, there is something for everyone. So come on in! Book jacket.

A Family Reunion

Dramatic and twisty, this novel is a riveting read' OK! 'A must-read' Bella 'Explosive' Best Number 1 bestselling author Patricia Scanlan is set to capture the hearts and enchant the minds of a whole new generation of readers who will fall ...

Author: Patricia Scanlan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1398501077

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 865

**Previously published as The Liberation of Brigid Dunne** *** THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR *** Number 1 bestselling author Patricia Scanlan is set to capture the hearts and enchant the minds of a whole new generation of readers who will fall in love with her sublime storytelling. One explosive family reunion. A lifetime of secrets revealed. When four feisty women from the same family, get together at a family reunion, anything can happen… Marie-Claire, betrayed by her partner Marc plans her revenge to teach him a lesson he will never forget. She travels from Toronto, home to Ireland, to the house of the Four Winds, for her great aunt Reverend Mother Brigid’s eightieth birthday celebrations. It will be a long-awaited reunion for three generations of family, bringing together her mother, Keelin and grandmother, Imelda - who have never quite got along And then all hell breaks loose. Bitter, jealous Imelda makes a shocking revelation that forces them all to confront their pasts, admit mistakes, and face the truths that have shaped their lives. With four fierce, opinionated women in one family, will they ever be able to forgive the past and share a future? And what of Marc? It’s never too late to make amends…or is it? Spanning generations and covering seismic shifts in the lives of women, A Family Reunion is a compelling, thought-provoking, important and highly emotional novel from a trailblazing author in women's fiction. What readers are saying about Patricia Scanlan's storytelling: ‘If you love Maeve Binchy, you will love Patricia Scanlan’ Mirror ‘If you love Maeve Binchy, you MUST try Patricia Scanlan' Woman & Home 'Utterly magical and wonderful... warmth and compassion shine through' MARIAN KEYES 'Like being enfolded in a hug from the great writer herself: warm, comforting and full of love' CATHY KELLY 'There can be little doubt that Patricia Scanlan is the prolific queen of contemporary Irish popular fiction' Sunday Times 'There is a heartbreaking authenticity in her observations' Irish Times 'The ultimate comfort read' Glamour 'A bright, sunny read in which these lives interweave with unexpected results' Sunday Express S magazine

At the Crossroads

Thomas , 16 , 17 Addams , Jane , 43 , 49 Amelia Dunne Hookway School , 110
American ( Know - Nothing ) Party , 54 Ancient Order of ... 132 Boru , Brian , 96 –
97 Brannigan , Patsy , 3 Brendan , Saint , 96 Bride , Saint , 85 Brigid , Saint , 96
Brinks Express Company , 37 ... Thaddeus , 60 – 61 Calvary Cemetery , 61 Camp
Douglas , 46 commander of , 46 liberation attempt at , 65 James A . Mulligan and
 ...

Author: Ellen Skerrett

Publisher: Loyola Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 171

View: 217

Featuring 50 archival photos, "At the Crossroads" reveals the role that Old Saint Patrick's Church has played--and continues to play--in the history of Chicago and the Irish American experience. As the "mother parish" of the Chicago Irish and the oldest public building in the city, the church's urban landscape tells the story of Chicago's growth and development.

Argus

... been monastic - literally - and from the earliest days , through the charting of
Station Island and the quietism of Sean Dunne . ... It ran with the old religion of St.
Brigid's rushes , the celandines , the thorn trees and primroses , the Hallowe'en
forces ; it ... As for Roman Catholicism , Anthony Burgess in his studies of the poet
Enderby has his muse insist on liberation : ' It's a lot of superstitious nonsense .

Author: Simion D.

Publisher:

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Category: English essays

Page: 334

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The Commonweal

... By Susan Sontag Wilfrid Sheed 89 Delano : By John Gregory Dunne Victor
Salandini 567 Demon and the Dove , The : By Kathleen ... Brigid Elson 61 Free -
Lance Pallbearers , The : By Ishmael Reed Martin Tucker 508 French Novelists of
Today : By Henri Peyre . ... Thomas M. Conrad 657 China : The Other
Communism : By K. S. Karol Jonathan Mirsky 412 Chinese People's Liberation
Army , The : By ...

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Forthcoming Books

U of Nebr Pr . Mourning - Liberation Process , 2 vols . George ... ( Illus . ) . 75p .
Date not set . 17.50 ; pap . 12.50 ( ISBN 918367-29-8 ) . Elite . Mozart the
Dramatist . Brigid Brophy . ... 14.95 ( ISBN 0-312-03894-1 , Pub . by Thomas
Dunne Bks ) .

Author: Rose Arny

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Category: American literature

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