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Ireland

Ireland( )
Author: Delaney, Frank
ISBN:978-0-06-124443-8
Publication Date:Feb 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Perennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

In the winter of 1951, a storyteller, the last practitioner of an honored, centuries-old tradition, arrives at the home of nine-year-old Ronan O'Mara in the Irish countryside. For three wonderful evenings, the old gentleman enthralls his assembled local audience with narratives of foolish kings, fabled saints, and Ireland's enduring accomplishments before moving on. But these nights change young Ronan forever, setting him on a years-long pursuit of the elusive, itinerant storyteller...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.923 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Delaney, Frank (Author)
Francis James Joseph Raphael Delaney was born in County Tipperary, Ireland on October 24, 1942. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a radio and television reporter for BBC broadcasting. He wrote about two dozen fiction and nonfiction books during his lifetime including Ireland, Jim Hawkins and the Curse of Treasure Island, The Celts, A Walk to the Western Isles, and James Joyce's Odyssey: A Guide to the Dublin of Ulysses. He died following a stroke on February 21, 2017 at the age of 74.

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