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The Bend for Home: a Memoir

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Description for The Bend for Home: a Memoir Paperback. One day, years after he's moved away from his childhood home in rural Ireland, Dermot Healy returns to care for his ailing mother. Out of the blue she hands him the forgotten diary he had kept as a fifteen-year-old. He is amazed to find the makings of the writer he has become, as well as taken aback at the changes his memory has wrought. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 248.
One day, years after he's moved away from his childhood home in rural Ireland, Dermot Healy returns to care for his ailing mother. Out of the blue she hands him the forgotten diary he had kept as a fifteen-year-old. He is amazed to find the makings of the writer he has become, as well as taken aback at the changes his memory has wrought. The silhouettes who have haunted his past come back to inhabit his pages: his father, a kind policeman who plays cards and drinks stout with his cronies; his mother, whose stories young ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571281886
SKU
9780571281886
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Ref
99-17

About Dermot Healy
Dermot Healy was a poet, novelist and dramatist. He lived in County Sligo and was the author of A Goat's Song, Sudden Times, The Bend for Home and Long Time, No See. He won the Hennessy Award (twice), the Tom Gallon Award, the Encore Award and the AWB Vincent American Ireland Fund Literary Award. He died in 2014.

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