The temporary gentleman

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"In this highly anticipated new novel, Irishman Jack McNulty is a "temporary gentleman"--an Irishman whose commission in the British army in World War II was never permanent. Sitting in his lodgings in Accra, Ghana, in 1957, he's writing the story of his life with desperate urgency. He cannot take one step further without examining all the extraordinary events that he has seen. A lifetime of war and world travel--as a soldier in World War II, an engineer, a UN observer--has brought him to this point. But the memory that weighs heaviest on his heart is that of the beautiful Mai Kirwan, and their tempestuous, heartbreaking marriage. Mai was once the great beauty of Sligo, a magnetic yet unstable woman who, after sharing a life with Jack, gradually slipped from his grasp"--
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9780670025879
148298721
9781482987218
9781410474629
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full_title temporary gentleman
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lastUpdate 2017-06-03 04:50:35AM

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title The temporary gentleman
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title_full The temporary gentleman / Sebastian Barry, The temporary gentleman [electronic resource], The temporary gentleman [text (large print)] / Sebastian Barry
title_short The temporary gentleman
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topic FICTION / General, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Sagas, Historical fiction, Irish Ghana Fiction, Irish fiction Ghana, Large type books, Man-woman relationships Fiction, Married people Fiction, United Nations Officials and employees Fiction, War stories, World War, 1939-1945 Veterans Fiction
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