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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subject_facetFICTION / General
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Literary
FICTION / Sagas
Historical fiction
Irish -- Ghana -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Marriage -- Fiction
Married people -- Fiction
United Nations -- Officials and employees -- Fiction
War stories
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Fiction
title_displayThe temporary gentleman
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The temporary gentleman [electronic resource] / Sebastian Barry
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title_shortThe temporary gentleman
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Man-woman relationships
Marriage
Married people
Officials and employees
Veterans
World War, 1939-1945