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The Resource The light of evening, Edna O'Brien

The light of evening, Edna O'Brien

Label
The light of evening
Title
The light of evening
Statement of responsibility
Edna O'Brien
Title variation
light of evening
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From her Dublin hospital bed, an ailing elderly woman recalls the important events and people of her life, from her emigration to America in the 1920s, to her Irish marriage, to motherhood, as she awaits a visit from her estranged daughter, Eleanora
Summary
From her hospital bed in Dublin, the elderly Dilly awaits the visit of her daughter, Eleanora, from London. The epochs of her life pass before her; she also retraces Eleanora's precipitate marriage to a foreigner, which alienated mother and daughter, and Dilly's heart-rending letters sent over the years in a determination to reclaim her daughter. But Eleanora's visit does not prove to be the glad reunion Dilly prayed for. And in her hasty departure, Eleanora leaves behind a secret journal of their stormy relationship-a revelation that brings the novel to a shocking close
Theme
Tone
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
147234
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6065.B7
LC item number
L54 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult

Library Locations

    • Brunswick-Glynn County LibraryBorrow it
      208 Gloucester St, Brunswick, GA, 31520-7007, US
      31.148396 -81.495972
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      530-A Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, GA, 31522, US
      31.134739 -81.395241
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