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The temporary gentleman : a novel, Sebastian Barry

Label
The temporary gentleman : a novel
Title
The temporary gentleman
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Barry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this highly anticipated new novel, Irishman Jack McNulty is a "temporary gentleman"--an Irishman whose commission in the British army in World War II was never permanent. Sitting in his lodgings in Accra, Ghana, in 1957, he's writing the story of his life with desperate urgency. He cannot take one step further without examining all the extraordinary events that he has seen. A lifetime of war and world travel--as a soldier in World War II, an engineer, a UN observer--has brought him to this point. But the memory that weighs heaviest on his heart is that of the beautiful Mai Kirwan, and their tempestuous, heartbreaking marriage. Mai was once the great beauty of Sligo, a magnetic yet unstable woman who, after sharing a life with Jack, gradually slipped from his grasp
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1955-
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Barry, Sebastian
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Irish fiction
  • Married people
  • Man-woman relationships
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The temporary gentleman : a novel, Sebastian Barry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052578307
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780571276967
Label
The temporary gentleman : a novel, Sebastian Barry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052578307
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780571276967

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