The Resource Run, Lily, run, Martha Long

Run, Lily, run, Martha Long

Label
Run, Lily, run
Title
Run, Lily, run
Statement of responsibility
Martha Long
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lilly and Ceily Carney are only seven and twelve when their mother is cruelly taken from them, leaving them at the mercy of the Church and the authorities. This is a terrifying prospect in 1950s Dublin, where it is likely that the girls will end up in one of Ireland's notorious Magdalen laundries - a fate they are determined to escape. When Father Flitters and the 'Cruelty' people arrive to take the children into care, Lilly and Ceily resist, and a riot breaks out. The girls are helped by kind Mister Mullins and his daughter Delia, but events lead to further tragedy and Lilly is left to fend for herself on the dangerous streets. Heartbroken, hungry and vulnerable, she looks like easy prey and it seems there will be no safe haven for her to find
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Run, Lily, run, Martha Long
Label
Run, Lily, run, Martha Long
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lilly and Ceily Carney are only seven and twelve when their mother is cruelly taken from them, leaving them at the mercy of the Church and the authorities. This is a terrifying prospect in 1950s Dublin, where it is likely that the girls will end up in one of Ireland's notorious Magdalen laundries - a fate they are determined to escape. When Father Flitters and the 'Cruelty' people arrive to take the children into care, Lilly and Ceily resist, and a riot breaks out. The girls are helped by kind Mister Mullins and his daughter Delia, but events lead to further tragedy and Lilly is left to fend for herself on the dangerous streets. Heartbroken, hungry and vulnerable, she looks like easy prey and it seems there will be no safe haven for her to find
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ocn888468129
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
316 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781848272095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2392802
  • (OCoLC)888468129

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