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Irish economy When an Irish priest from Brooklyn offers to sponsor Eilis in America to live and work in a Brooklyn neighborhood just like Ireland she decides she must go leaving her fragile mother and her charismatic sister behindEilis finds work in a department store on Fulton Street and when she least expects it finds love Tony a blond Italian fro Some books are wo


Hauntingly beautiful and heartbreaking Colm Tóibín's sixth novel Brooklyn is set in Brooklyn and Ireland in the early 1950s when one young woman crosses the ocean to make a new life for herselfEilis Lacey has come of age in small town Ireland in the years following World War Two Though skilled at bookkeeping she cannot find a job in the miserable It's hard to read

READ Â eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Colm Tóibín

M a big family slowly wins her over with patient charm He takes Eilis to Coney Island and Ebbets Field and home to dinner in the two room apartment he shares with his brothers and parents He talks of having children who are Dodgers fans But just as Eilis begins to fall in love with Tony devastating news from Ireland threatens the promise of her futu 25 Stars I'm sorr

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About the Author: Colm Tóibín

Colm Toibin was born in Enniscorthy Co Wexford in 1955 He studied at University College Dublin and lived in Barcelona between 1975 and 1978 Out of his experience in Barcelona be produced two books the novel ‘The South’ shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award and winner of the Irish Times Aer Lingus First Fiction Award and ‘Homage to Barcelona’ both published in 1990 When he retur