Shannon

Shannon

A Novel

Book - 2009
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A stirring new novel about an American priest's journey through the heart of Ireland, from the New York Times bestselling author of Ireland and Tipperary .

In the summer of 1922 Robert Shannon, a young American priest, is shell-shocked by his experiences as a chaplain with the Marines, and then further disheartened when he witnesses corruption in the Boston Archdiocese. Sensing trouble, his mentor dispatches Robert to the land of his ancestors with the hope that the discovery of his family roots will restore the young priest's equilibrium. Stepping ashore on the bank of the river that bears his family name, Robert is immediately thrust in to Ireland's deepest issues, as a civil war has just begun.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780739333723
0739333720
9781400065257
1400065259
Branch Call Number: FICTION Delaney
Characteristics: 393 p. : map ; 25 cm

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Jan 27, 2014

Good read but found his other one, "Tipperary", much better. Characters are well-developed.

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