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Majella is happiest out of the spotlight, away from her neighbors' stares and the gossips of the small town in Northern Ireland where she grew up just after the Troubles. She lives a quiet life caring for her alcoholic mother, working in the local chip shop, watching the regular customers come and go. She wears the same clothes each day (overalls, too small), has the same dinner each night (fish and chips, microwaved at home after her shift ends), and binge-watches old DVDs of the same show ( Dallas, best show on TV) from the comfort of her bed. But underneath Majella's seemingly ordinary life are the facts that she doesn't know where her father is and that every person in her town has been changed by the lingering divide between Protestants and Catholics. When Majella's predictable existence is upended by the death of her granny, she comes to realize there may be more to life than the gossips of Aghybogey, the pub, and the chip shop. In fact, there just may be a whole big world outside her small town. -- from book flap.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC GALLEN (Text) 33892100715797 Adult New Books Book None 12/29/2020 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview FIC GALLEN (Text) 37620000963282 New Adult Book System_Only_3months 03/30/2021 Checked out 04/27/2021
OTLD Heppner Branch F GAL (Text) 37818000351439 Adult Fiction Book None 12/15/2020 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library GELLE (Text) 33892006637947 NEW BOOKS New/High Demand None 12/01/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643750897
  • Physical Description: 311 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020.

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Majella is happiest out of the spotlight, away from her neighbors' stares and the gossips of the small town in Northern Ireland where she grew up just after the Troubles. She lives a quiet life caring for her alcoholic mother, working in the local chip shop, watching the regular customers come and go. She wears the same clothes each day (overalls, too small), has the same dinner each night (fish and chips, microwaved at home after her shift ends), and binge-watches old DVDs of the same show ( Dallas, best show on TV) from the comfort of her bed. But underneath Majella's seemingly ordinary life are the facts that she doesn't know where her father is and that every person in her town has been changed by the lingering divide between Protestants and Catholics. When Majella's predictable existence is upended by the death of her granny, she comes to realize there may be more to life than the gossips of Aghybogey, the pub, and the chip shop. In fact, there just may be a whole big world outside her small town. -- from book flap.
Subject: Grandmothers > Death > Fiction.
Single women > Northern Ireland > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Alcoholism > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Northern Ireland > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
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