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Matt Connell: Against a Sea of Troubles

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MATT CONNELL, a novel of Ireland, tells of Connell's love for Dr. Sheena McDonagh and his adventure leading a 1985 peace march; it also paints a portrait of a revolutionary, Jim O'Grady. The men meet at the summit of Croagh Patrick, the holy mountain; later, bullets fly.
Ireland's tragic partition sets the scope of this story. Among the troubles, there is love, assassination, war, and justice. The theme is of seeking peace when it eludes the Irish people--and in the theme's ...
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Overview

MATT CONNELL, a novel of Ireland, tells of Connell's love for Dr. Sheena McDonagh and his adventure leading a 1985 peace march; it also paints a portrait of a revolutionary, Jim O'Grady. The men meet at the summit of Croagh Patrick, the holy mountain; later, bullets fly.
Ireland's tragic partition sets the scope of this story. Among the troubles, there is love, assassination, war, and justice. The theme is of seeking peace when it eludes the Irish people--and in the theme's larger sense--the meaning of peace for humanity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781494434083
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/10/2013
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

After graduating from Rutgers College, David M. Wolf traveled to Ireland--the first of many visits. His love for the country--birthplace of grandparents--was immediate, palpable, and enduring.
At Dublin, off and on for five years, his interests centered on a theory of knowledge he wrote as PHILOSOPHY THAT WORKS; he also wrote poetry and performed folk music. Gradually, as years passed, prose itself became his focus; he began to write fiction along with his other work.
David has earned a Master's Degree in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder. MATT CONNELL, his first published novel, won a pre-publication Gold Contest 2nd Prize from Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers where 200 novelists submitted entries
. He has previously published PHILOSOPHY THAT WORKS (2003) available on Amazon.com, and its 2nd Edition will appear in 2014.
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