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The empty family : stories —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-

A collection of short fiction includes "The Street," in which Pakistani workers in Barcelona pursue a taboo affair; and "Two Women," in which a taciturn Irish set designer confronts repressed emotions while working in he...

Nora Webster a novel —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Book On CD
2014
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Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born. And now she fears she may be drawn back into ...

Brooklyn : a novel —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Book On CD
2009
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In 1950s Ireland, Eilis Lacey is feeling the effects of the economic recession that has gripped her country. Out of work and out of options, Eilis moves to America and finds work in Brooklyn. Though homesick, she quickly...

The testament of Mary —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Book On CD
2013
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Provocative, haunting and indelible, this portrait of Mary presents her as a solitary older woman still seeking to understand the events that become the narrative of the New Testament and the foundation of Christianity. ...

House of names a novel —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Book On CD
2017
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Colm Tóibín brings a modern sensibility and language to an ancient classic, and gives this extraordinary character new life, so that listeners not only believe Clytemnestra's thirst for revenge, but applaud it. He brilli...

On Elizabeth Bishop —Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.

"In this book, novelist Colm Tóibín offers a deeply personal introduction to the work and life of one of his most important literary influences--the American poet Elizabeth Bishop. Ranging across her poetry, prose, let...

Mothers and sons stories —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Book On CD
2008
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Enjoy this collection of stories about the relationships of mothers and sons.

Brooklyn —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
DAISY Sound Recording
2014
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Leaving her family and home in Ireland in the 1950s, Eilis sets off to forge a new life for herself in Brooklyn, USA. But when tragic news summons her back to Ireland, she finds herself facing a terrible choice: between ...

The Magician : A Novel —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-, author
EBook
2021

"The Magician opens at the turn of the twentieth century in a provincial German city where the young boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative, conventional father and a Brazilian mother, exotic and unpredictable, w...

The blackwater lightship a novel —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
DAISY Sound Recording
2007
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Helen's brother is dying, and with two of his friends she waits for the end in her grandmother's crumbling old house. Her mother and grandmother, after years of strife have come to an uneasy peace. The six of them, from ...

Miss Grief and other stories —Woolson, Constance Fenimore, 1840-1894, author.

"To celebrate her forthcoming biography of Constance Fenimore Woolson, Anne Boyd Rioux has selected the best of this classic writer's stories. Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840-1894) was one of the few nineteenth-century ...

Mothers and sons —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2008

A son buries his mother and goes out to a drug-fuelled rave on a remote beach near Dublinches A mother sings about treacherous love to a rapt crowd of musicians in a local publishing Each of the nine stories here focuses...

The story of the night a novel —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

Half British-half Argentine homosexual Richard Garay lives the quiet life of an English teacher in Buenos Aires. As the Falklands War approaches, he is recruited by American agents who hope to benefit from his cultural i...

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