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Title:
The houseguest
Author:
Rossi, Agnes, 1959-
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Edition:
[Large print ed.]
Publication Information:
Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
504 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780786225477
Format :
Book

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Summary

Six days after burying his beautiful young wife, a grieving Edward Devlin leaves County Tyrone, Ireland, bound for America, where he hopes to cast off the ghosts of the past and find a more hopeful future. But the young freedom fighter finds himself, at thirty-six, weary and disillusioned. Memories of Ireland's bitter civil war haunt him, but can't compare to the aching loss of his wife and daughter, whom he has left behind. Arriving in Depression-era New Jersey, Edward seeks out prosperous mill owner John Fitzgibbon, who finds him a job and invites him home to meet his sensual, neglected wife ...


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