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The Resource Ghost light, by Joseph O'Connor

Ghost light, by Joseph O'Connor

Label
Ghost light
Title
Ghost light
Statement of responsibility
by Joseph O'Connor
Title variation
Ghost light
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1907 Edwardian Dublin. At the Abbey Theatre W. B. Yeats is working with John Synge, his resident playwright. It is here that Synge will meet a teenaged actress named Molly Allgood. Rebellious, beautiful, and irreverent, Molly has many admirers, but it is the damaged older playwright who is her secret passion. 1950s postwar London. An old woman walks across the city drifting in and out of the present as she remembers her life's great love
Summary
A collaborative effort between W. B. Yeats and resident playwright John Synge at 1907 Abbey Theatre gives way to a barrier-breaking affair with teen actress Molly Allgood, who after World War II looks back on her career and great love.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
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378394
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Connor, Joseph
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print historical fiction
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  • O'Neill, Maire
  • Synge, J. M.
  • Dramatists, Irish
  • Theater
  • Actresses
Target audience
adult
Label
Ghost light, by Joseph O'Connor
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000046700835
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
403 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410437587
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011007974
System control number
(OCoLC)703623916
Label
Ghost light, by Joseph O'Connor
Publication
Control code
000046700835
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
403 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410437587
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011007974
System control number
(OCoLC)703623916

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