The O'Briens

By (author) Behrens, Peter

The O'Briens follows the family from The Law of Dreams two generations later: Joe O'Brien is coming of age in a new century in remote Pontiac County, Quebec, with his two brothers and two sisters by his side. Their father has abandoned the family and died in the South African war; their frail mother has remarried the abusive and lecherous Mick Heaney. Joe and his siblings escape the poverty and violence of the Pontiac, but as Joe travels the continent, building a business and a bright young family with his wife, Iseult, he is never quite able to leave his past behind. Told from the perspectives of Joe, Iseult, and their children and spanning the construction of the Canadian railroad as well as both world wars, this is a majestic novel that mirrors the scope and sweep of what Wilfrid Laurier calls "Canada's Century." Tragic, romantic, and as vivid as the novel that preceded it, The O'Briens is an epic of great heart, imagination, and narrative force.

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書名 The O'Briens
著作者等 Behrens, Peter
出版元 ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
刊行年月 2013.05.06
版表示 Large Print 16 pt
ページ数 334p
大きさ H254 x W197
ISBN 9781459664586
言語 英語
出版国 カナダ
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