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An Only Child AND My Father's Son By Frank O'Connor

An Only Child AND My Father's Son

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Frank O'Connor's two volumes of autobiography take him from his impoverished Cork boyhood to his early life as a writer. Told with deep compassion and a sharp eye for revealing detail, these works form an engaging and lively record of a young Irishman's artistic and emotional development.

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An Only Child AND My Father's Son by Frank O'Connor

The first two volumes of O'Connor's autobiography. AN ONLY CHILD is the entrancing story of an Irish childhood and a youthful involvement in the Irish rebellion which leads to internment. In MY FATHER'S SON O'Connor is released after the Civil war to begin a turbulent career as a writer, sharing his life and loves in Dublin with characters as formidable as Yeats and Lennox Robinson.

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About Frank O'Connor


Frank O'Connor (1903-1966) is the author of such justly famous works as Guests of the Nation and First Confession and numerous other fine stories, including The Bridal Night, The Luceys, and The Long Road to Ummera. O'Connor published works of fiction and non-fiction continuously from the 1930s to the 1960s. Most recently his biography of Michael Collins, The Big Fellow, has been published by Picador.

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GOR001716502
An Only Child AND My Father's Son by Frank O'Connor
Frank O'Connor
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2005-07-07
368
0141187913
9780141187914
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