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Mary Beth Keane

The Walking People

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ISBN: 9781405950015
Author : Mary Beth Keane
Published: 2021
Publisher: Penguin Books
Number of pages: 400
Language: English
Format: Paperback
THE POWERFUL AND MOVING NOVEL OF NEW BEGINNINGS AND OLD FAMILY SECRETS FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ASK AGAIN, YES ‘A fearless writer’ LISA TADDEO ‘An epic story about immigration, identity and family’ Guardian ‘Atmospheric, moving and brilliantly well-written’ Daily Mail ‘Engrossing . . . the kind of novel you simply don’t want to end’ Daily ExpressA beautifully crafted novel about love, loyalty, culture, family and identity’ Irish Sunday Independent 1960s Rural Ireland. Greta Cahill must abandon her quiet village to follow her fearless sister Johanna onto a ship bound for New York . . . It’s here that she steps out of her sister’s shadow and into a life of her own, rich with love, work and family. As the years pass Greta longs to revisit the past – to see her mother, to show her what she has made of herself. But she must protect a family secret, decades old. So when her children conspire to unite the worlds she’s kept so carefully apart, Greta fears she could lose it all . . . A profoundly moving, compassionate story of self-discovery, The Walking People is a powerful and compelling story about our connection to the past.

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