The Resource The temporary gentleman, Sebastian Barry

The temporary gentleman, Sebastian Barry

Label
The temporary gentleman
Title
The temporary gentleman
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Barry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this highly anticipated new novel, Irishman Jack McNulty is a "temporary gentleman"--an Irishman whose commission in the British army in World War II was never permanent. Sitting in his lodgings in Accra, Ghana, in 1957, he's writing the story of his life with desperate urgency. He cannot take one step further without examining all the extraordinary events that he has seen. A lifetime of war and world travel--as a soldier in World War II, an engineer, a UN observer--has brought him to this point. But the memory that weighs heaviest on his heart is that of the beautiful Mai Kirwan, and their tempestuous, heartbreaking marriage. Mai was once the great beauty of Sligo, a magnetic yet unstable woman who, after sharing a life with Jack, gradually slipped from his grasp"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.A729
LC item number
T47 2014
Literary form
fiction
The temporary gentleman, Sebastian Barry
Label
The temporary gentleman, Sebastian Barry
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn861068405
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780670025879
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013047831
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2333023
  • (OCoLC)861068405

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