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- DescriptionIt is Enniscorthy in the south-east of Ireland in the early 1950s. Eilis Lacey is one among many of her generation who cannot find work at home. Thus when a job is offered in America, it is clear to everyone that she must go.
- Author BiographyColm Toibin was born in Ireland in 1955. He is the author of five other novels, including The Blackwater Lightship and The Master, both of which were shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and a collection of stories, Mothers and Sons.
- PrizesWinner of Costa Novel Award 2009. Shortlisted for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011 and Galaxy National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2010.
- Author(s)Colm Toibin
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication29/10/2009
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Out-of-print date19/09/2011
- Weight337 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine18 mm
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