Summary of Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe (Discussion Prompts)

Summary of Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe (Discussion Prompts)

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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe

Award-winning New Yorker writer Patrick Radden Keefe writes a stunning and very intricate narrative about the notorious killing in Northern Ireland. In his new book Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, Keefe discusses the details of the killings and its devastating repercussions. It happened in December 1972. The thirty-eight-year-old Jean McConville is a mother of ten. She was dragged from her home in Belfast by masked intruders. Her children were clinging to her legs. Since her abduction, she was never seen again. This was one of the most notorious episodes of The Troubles which is known for their vicious conflict. Because of the fear and paranoia in the neighborhood, no one would speak of it. In 2003, human bones were discovered on a beach. Jean McConville's children knew it right away that it was their mother. She was recognized because of the blue safety pin that was attached to her dress. McConville would always keep one handy for her children’s diapers or ripped clothes. Patrick Radden Keefe's absorbing book Say Nothing discusses the bitter conflict in Northern Ireland and the aftermath of the killing. The McConville case was used as a starting point for reckoning the society wracked by a violent guerrilla war and its consequences.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940156024391
Publisher: gatsby24
Publication date: 03/22/2019
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 970,483
File size: 342 KB

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