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The Resource Firefly summer, Maeve Binchy

Firefly summer, Maeve Binchy

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Firefly summer
Title
Firefly summer
Statement of responsibility
Maeve Binchy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the tiny Irish backwater of Mountfern, home to a handful of families and typical of hundreds of similar hamlets in the British Isles where life is lived to the rhythm of the seasons. Mountfern is the ancestral home of Patrick O'Neill, a rough, rich American whose wealth comes from bars and restaurants, and whose dream is to build a grand hotel in Mountfern. The consequences of Patrick's arrival there early in the '60s are often hilarious: the local aristocracy--especially the widows and spinsters--vie for his attention, while the villagers are beguiled by thoughts of the prosperity the hotel will bring. But tragedy strikes when a bulldozer working on the hotel site crushes Kate Ryan's spine. Her adaptation to life in a wheelchair is brave and touching. Kate and her husband own a pub that is bound to suffer when the hotel opens. Other characters all memorably portrayed come to be resentful of the "Yank's" money while they reveal their own cupidity. Patrick's joy at his homecoming is slowly eroded, and his teenage son Kerry breaks hearts, including his father's
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Index
no index present
Intended audience
800
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Firefly summer, Maeve Binchy
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=40EAD864-F3E4-4799-A0FF-DE2182B065C7
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Publication
Copyright
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Title from eBook information screen
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2ocm77256520
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780440337591
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
40ead864-f3e4-4799-a0ff-de2182b065c7
Specific material designation
remote
System details
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Label
Firefly summer, Maeve Binchy
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=40EAD864-F3E4-4799-A0FF-DE2182B065C7
Publication
Copyright
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2ocm77256520
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780440337591
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
40ead864-f3e4-4799-a0ff-de2182b065c7
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4625 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 715 KB)

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