The Parish

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With her unique ability to capture natural everyday things, Alice Taylor brings us into the world of her own rural Ireland parish.

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Overview

With her unique ability to capture natural everyday things, Alice Taylor brings us into the world of her own rural Ireland parish.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780863223976
  • Publisher: Brandon Books
  • Publication date: 9/3/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 510,101
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Parish People 9

Ch. 1 Recording Roots 17

Ch. 2 A Step in Time 32

Ch. 3 The Beekeeper 44

Ch. 4 Decades of Damp 59

Ch. 5 More than the Money 68

Ch. 6 My Two Wise Men 76

Ch. 7 Will You Buy a Ticket? 84

Ch. 8 Through the Eyes of a Child 93

Ch. 9 Innishannon Creates It 100

Ch. 10 Cleaning Up 108

Ch. 11 The Kind Garden 119

Ch. 12 The Unveiling 132

Ch. 13 Quacking Time 138

Ch. 14 An Enchanted Evening 145

Ch. 15 Don't Change Anything! 153

Ch. 16 The Parish on Canvas 160

Ch. 17 The Day After an Ordinary Day 166

Ch. 18 The Grief Road 176

Ch. 19 In the Shelter of Each Other 191

Ch. 20 The Oldest Swinger in Town 200

Ch. 21 A Challenge 214

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  • Posted June 3, 2009

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    Alice Taylor is one of Ireland's best selling authors. Her past memoirs have all become bestsellers and translated into many languages and sold internationally. The Parish her latest novel is published by Brandon Press in now available in paperback. Its ISBN is 9780863223976. Alice Taylor depicts happy rural Irish life citing examples from her own village in Innishannon, Co. Cork. It speaks of the virtues of a sense of community and how people worked together for the good of the parish. She chronicles fading rural life and rural rituals in a conversational and amusing tone. She asserts the priorities of public space and social community.
    Reviewed by Annette Dunlea author of The Honey Trap and Always and Forever

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