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    • Longing for Elsewhere

    • My Irish Voyage Through Hunger, History, and High Times
    • By: Renee Gibbons
    • Narrated by: Renee Gibbons
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Born in a Dublin tenement in the middle of the 20th century, this dead-poor, curious Irish girl escaped to Paris when she was 17 with the help of a nun, a Hollywood actor, and a kind stranger. There she was accepted into the emigre community blacklisted in the McCarthy era. She met James Baldwin and Ring Lardner, Jr.; Ruth Gordon gave her a fur coat. Still restless and full of dreams she spent years working her way around the world. On a ship bound for Egypt with her year-old daughter Aisling she fell in love with a radical longshoreman from San Francisco.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • an amazing book..but more amazing audible version

    • By Kenzie Mullen on 04-01-15

    Regular price: $19.95