Lonely Girl

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The Lonely Girl follows the story of childhood friends Kate and Baba, now both twenty-one, as they navigate the rocky, sometimes treacherous pathways of urban life. With hearts as big as Dublin, and hopes as bright as new pennies, they move bravely and eagerly toward the future. Yet the two couldn't be more different. Kate toils in a grocery shop and lives out her romantic fantasies in books. Baba entertains more earthbound dreams. Their principles - and friendship - are tested when Kate meets a dashing married ...
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London 1988 Audiobook cassette Very good in good dust jacket. Ships today! Order processed within minutes of your purchase! In business since 1975! Near like new tapes. As ... pictured in good factory clamshell; audiobook unabridged edition. 6 tapes. Audience: General/trade. Uncommon to rare! Read by the author; Edna O'Brien this is an imported English audiobook. Running time over nine hours! Read more Show Less

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The Lonely Girl follows the story of childhood friends Kate and Baba, now both twenty-one, as they navigate the rocky, sometimes treacherous pathways of urban life. With hearts as big as Dublin, and hopes as bright as new pennies, they move bravely and eagerly toward the future. Yet the two couldn't be more different. Kate toils in a grocery shop and lives out her romantic fantasies in books. Baba entertains more earthbound dreams. Their principles - and friendship - are tested when Kate meets a dashing married man, and discovers the exhilaration of passion...and the consequences of falling in love.
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"Powerful, intelligent, ironic."—The New York Times Book Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745161822
  • Publisher: BBC Audiobooks America
  • Publication date: 12/1/1988
  • Series: The Country Girls Trilogy
  • Edition description: Unabridged

Meet the Author

Edna O'Brien is the internationally-acclaimed author of 18 books including Down by the River, The House of Splendid Isolation, Mother Ireland, The Country Girls Trilogy, and A Fanatic Heart (all available from Plume). Born and raised in Ireland, she lives in London.

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