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City of Hope By Kate Kerrigan

City of Hope

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Set in rural Ireland and hedonistic New York in the 1930s, City of Hope is a beautiful meditation on loves lost and found.

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City of Hope by Kate Kerrigan

It is the 1930s and when her beloved husband John suddenly dies, young Ellie Hogan decides to leave Ireland and return to New York. She hopes that the city's vibrancy will distract her from her grief. But the Depression has rendered the city unrecognisable - gone is the energy and party atmosphere that Ellie fell in love with ten years before.

Ellie plunges headfirst into a new life pouring all her passion and energy into running a home and refuge for the homeless. In return they give her the kind of love, support and friendship she needs to try to overcome her grief. Until, one day, someone she thought she'd never see again steps through her door. It seems that even the Atlantic isn't big enough to prevent the tragedies of the past catching up with her . . .

Praise for Kate Kerrigan:

'Intelligent and heart-warming' SUNDAY TRIBUNE

'This story is written with so much heart ...' Cecelia Ahern

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"'This book is one to keep. Anyone who reads it will return to it, time and again, either for the story or to seek out one of the many old recipes' Ireland on Sunday"

About Kate Kerrigan

Kate Kerrigan was born in Scotland to Irish parents and reared in London. She began her career in Journalism at the age of nineteen rising to become editor of various publications before moving to Ireland in 1990 to become a full-time author. Living in the picturesque village of Killala on the west coast of Ireland, she has two sons Leo and Tom with husband Niall. Her novels include Recipes for a Perfect Marriage which was shortlisted for the 2006 Romantic Novel of the Year Award and Miracle of Grace. Ellis Island was a TV Book Club Summer Read and the story of Ellie Hogan was continued in City of Hope published in 2012. Land of Dreams, the final part in this compelling trilogy, publishes in 2013.

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City of Hope by Kate Kerrigan
Kate Kerrigan
Used - Very Good
Pan Macmillan
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.