When We Were Orphans: A Novel

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In practice, this meant that by the summer of 1922, the Provisional Government of the Free State controlled only Dublin and some other areas like Longford where the IRA units supported the treaty. As in other areas of American society, it was the English pattern of the nuclear family—focused on the husband, wife, and children with an occasional relative family living in close proximity—that set the pattern of early life in the colonial era. But people who love books in America are, in my opinion, overly focused on contemporary American authors.

Pages: 335

Publisher: Vintage (October 30, 2001)

ISBN: 0375724400

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