The Resource The library at the edge of the world, Felicity Hayes-McCoy

The library at the edge of the world, Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Label
The library at the edge of the world
Title
The library at the edge of the world
Statement of responsibility
Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Hanna Casey discovered her high-flying barrister husband's longstanding affair, she left their London home and returned with her teenage daughter to the little village where she was born, on Ireland's Finvarra Peninsula. Now, after six years living with her widowed mother Mary, Hanna has settled into a dull job as a local librarian in the small nearby town of Lissbeg. On a whim she decides to spend her savings on a renovating a derelict two-room house on a patch of land inherited from her great aunt, and finds herself leading a battle to restore the heart and soul of Lissbeg's fragmented, neglected community. Hanna and those around her begin to rediscover the power of the past, the joys of the present and the courage to believe in the future
Member of
Summary
Traces the experiences of a librarian on the scenic west coast of Ireland who searches for a way to rebuild her community and her own life in the wake of local estrangements
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10603344
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hayes-McCoy, Felicity
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Finfarran Peninsula
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dwellings
  • Homecoming
  • Women librarians
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
The library at the edge of the world, Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9781473621060
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The library at the edge of the world, Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9781473621060
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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