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Down by the River

Down by the River

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Down by the River is a newly reissued novel from Edna O'Brien, the author of Girl--"one of the most celebrated writers in the English language" (NPR's Weekend Edition).

Set in the author's native Ireland, a powerful and passionate novel about a young girl who becomes pregnant by her father--a situation made worse when it becomes fodder for the gossip mill of church, state, and the town square.

Author: Edna O'Brien
Publisher: Picador USA
Published: 03/08/2022
Pages: 272
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 0.90d
ISBN: 9780374538835

About the Author
Edna O'Brien has written more than twenty works of fiction, including The Little Red Chairs, The Light of Evening, and Girl. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Prix Femina spécial, the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature, the Irish PEN Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Arts Club Medal of Honor, and the Ulysses Medal. Born and raised in the west of Ireland, she has lived in London for many years.

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