The Resource The railway station man: : a novel, Jennifer Johnston, (electronic resource)

The railway station man: : a novel, Jennifer Johnston, (electronic resource)

Label
The railway station man: : a novel
Title
The railway station man:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Johnston
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seeking solace in the wake of her husband's death, a woman embarks on a new life on the Irish coast, where her mysterious new neighbor offers a rekindled sense of happiness, however short-lived Helen moved to a small ocean-side village for the isolation-to be alone with the waves, birds, and changing seasons. Newly widowed, she spends her days painting in her glass-walled studio atop a hillside on Ireland's northwest coast. From her perch she can study the rocks and dunes of the land sloping into the sea, the fishing boats rocking in the tide, and the railway station, abandoned for forty years, now being refurbished by Roger, an Englishman and veteran of the Second World War. Her friendship with Roger develops slowly, but in tandem with her growing affection for him is an intractable suspicion over his past. As the Troubles continue to settle over Ireland, Helen experiences sparks of happiness with Roger. Meanwhile, her son Jack, a radical living in Dublin, is increasing his involvement with an impassioned group of Irish guerillas, unwittingly setting in motion a series of events that lead to a shocking conclusion for both him and his mother
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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  • Veterans
  • English fiction
  • Women painters
  • Railroad stations
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The railway station man: : a novel, Jennifer Johnston, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11558352
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11558352
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11558352
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The railway station man: : a novel, Jennifer Johnston, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11558352
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11558352
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11558352
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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