Dunne Family

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Annie Dunne Publisher's Summary

Annie Dunne and her cousin Sarah live and work on a small farm in a remote and beautiful part of Wicklow in late 1950s Ireland. 

All about them, a way of life is about to disappear. Like two old rooks, they hold to their life, cherishing everything. When Annie's nephew and his wife are set to go to London, their two small children are brought down to spend the summer with them. A summer of adventure, pain, delight and ultimately epiphany unfolds for both the children and their elderly caretakers.

©2002 Sebastian Barry (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Annie Dunne

    • By: Sebastian Barry
    • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Annie Dunne and her cousin Sarah live and work on a small farm in a remote and beautiful part of Wicklow in late 1950s Ireland. All about them, a way of life is about to disappear. Like two old rooks, they hold to their life, cherishing everything. When Annie's nephew and his wife are set to go to London, their two small children are brought down to spend the summer with them. A summer of adventure, pain, delight and ultimately epiphany unfolds for both the children and their elderly caretakers.

    Regular price: $18.54

  • Book 2

    • A Long Long Way

    • By: Sebastian Barry
    • Narrated by: John Cormack
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    With acclaimed works like The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty, Irish author Sebastian Barry has earned a reputation as a "master storyteller" ( The Wall Street Journal). In A Long Long Way he has created an unforgettable portrait of the horrors of war through the story of Willie Dunne, a young man who leaves his native Dublin in 1914 to join the Allies on the Western Front.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpected Pleasure!!

    • By Fear Glic on 09-06-09

    Regular price: $25.37

  • Book 3

    • On Canaan's Side

    • By: Sebastian Barry
    • Narrated by: Grainne Gillis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    At once epic and intimate, the story of Lilly Bere unfurls as she tries to make sense of the sorrows and troubles of her life and of the people whose lives she has touched. Spanning nearly seven decades, from Dublin at the end of the First World War to Lilly's life in the new world of America, it is a novel of memory, war, family ties, and love.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • For me .... disappointing

    • By Margaret on 12-06-11

    Regular price: $16.21

    • On Canaan’s Side

    • A Novel
    • By: Sebastian Barry
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
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      4 out of 5 stars 96

    From the two-time Man Booker short-listed author of The Secret Scripture comes a magnificent new novel that is the story of the twentieth century in America. Told in the first person, as a narrative of Lilly Bere’s life over seventeen days, On Canaan’s Side opens as Lilly mourns the loss of her grandson, Bill.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely and sad

    • By Laurene on 12-24-11

    Regular price: $20.97