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Brooklyn (Compact Disc)

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Indie Next List

March 2010
One of the loveliest novels of 2009 now available in paperback: an Irish coming-of-age story that is both heartrending and full of hope. Toibin is a master. -- Matthew Lage, Iowa Book L.L.C., Iowa City, IA

Indie Next List

May 2009
Eilis Lacey has come of age in the dark, impoverished Ireland of the 1950s. Trained as a bookkeeper but unable to find suitable work, she makes a new home in Brooklyn. Struggling to understand her new world and haunted by the old, she lives the classic immigrant story of loss and regret, hope and resilience. Brooklyn is a quiet tour de force. -- Nan Hadden, Books Etc., Falmouth, ME

Description


In the quiet character of Eilis Lacey, Colm Tibn has created one of fictions most memorable heroines and in Brooklyn, a luminous novel of devastating power. Tibn demonstrates once again his astonishing range and that he is a true master of nuanced prose, emotional depth, and narrative virtuosity.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1433291908
ISBN-13: 9781433291906
Published: Blackstone Audiobooks, 05/01/2009
Language: English