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Everything in This Country Must

Binding: Paperback
List Price: $11.00
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ISBN: 9780312273187
Publisher: Picador
Language: English
Page Count: 150
Publication Date: 3/1/2001
Size: 8.46" l x 5.49" w x 0.37"
Series: N/A

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Fiction General
Colum McCann turns to the Troubles in Northern Ireland and reveals the reverberations of political tragedy in the intimate relationships between children and parents. In the title story, a teenage girl must choose between allegiance to her Catholic father and gratitude to the British soldiers who have saved the family's horse. The young hero of "Hunger Strike," a novella, tries to replicate the experience of his uncle, an IRA prisoner on hunger strike. And in "Wood," a small boy does his part for the Protestant marches, concealing his involvement from his sick father.

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