The Resource Fool's sanctuary, Jennifer Johnston, (electronic resource)

Fool's sanctuary, Jennifer Johnston, (electronic resource)

Label
Fool's sanctuary
Title
Fool's sanctuary
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Johnston
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jennifer Johnston's powerful novel of 1920s Ireland and one woman, on her deathbed, looking back on the tragic day that changed the course of her life In northwest Ireland, eighteen-year-old Miranda Martin lives in a country estate home with her father. A recent widower, he spends his days consumed by a project to reforest their tranquil Donegal surroundings. Miranda, on the cusp of adulthood, spends her summer engrossed in a chaste but passionate courtship with a local boy named Cathal. Members of the Anglo-Irish class and the Protestant Ascendancy, Miranda and her father are sympathetic to the burgeoning movement for home rule. On the other side of the argument is Miranda's brother, Andrew, a soldier in the British military during the First World War. On leave from service, Andrew has come home with his friend and fellow soldier, Harry. Their fateful visit, recalled by Miranda years later, is marked by tensions over the family's disparate politics and culminates in a heartrending cataclysm foreshadowing what's to come for Ireland in the twentieth century
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1930-
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Johnston, Jennifer
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Ireland
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
Fool's sanctuary, Jennifer Johnston, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11558204
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11558204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11558204
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fool's sanctuary, Jennifer Johnston, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11558204
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11558204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11558204
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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