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Country Days

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Alice Taylor's books have made her almost as beloved among Irish-Americans as St. Patrick himself. With nearly a million copies of her books in print internationally, she continues to be the most popular writer in Ireland today. Country Days, her newest volume of glorious reminiscences of life in Eire, is now finally available in paperback. Like its predecessors — including the classic To School Through the Fields — it is filled with character and characters, delicious sensory memories, and stories remembered ...

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Overview

Alice Taylor's books have made her almost as beloved among Irish-Americans as St. Patrick himself. With nearly a million copies of her books in print internationally, she continues to be the most popular writer in Ireland today. Country Days, her newest volume of glorious reminiscences of life in Eire, is now finally available in paperback. Like its predecessors — including the classic To School Through the Fields — it is filled with character and characters, delicious sensory memories, and stories remembered with whimsy and warmth. It may well be Taylor's best book yet.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312141028
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1996
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,010,256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Alice Taylor lives in the village of Innishannon, County Cork, Ireland, where her family tends the local market and post office. Her books include To School Through the Fields, Quench the Lamp, and The Village.

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Table of Contents

Nanna's Corset 9
Old Jugs 18
A Friend 19
Somewhere to Lay My Head 25
Holy Buns 37
Maurice 42
The Wedding Garments 43
A Time to Go 59
Spring and I 65
Whitethorn Honey 70
A Prayer and a Pint 71
The Nun's Strand 80
Aunt Mary's Handbag 81
A Little Bit of Writing 90
Hidden Poet 99
Gentle Jesus 100
Special Child 104
Tea and Toast 105
Needs 118
Biddy's Brief 119
The Corner Press 125
A Place for Miss Carter 126
Walking it Off 135
A Sudsy Soak 140
On Air 141
Rose 148
Book Signing 151
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