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    The O'Briens
    The O'Briens
    <i>The O'Briens</i> follows the family from <i>The Law of Dreams</i> two generations later: Joe O'Brien is coming of age in a new century in remote Pontiac County, Quebec, with his two brothers and two sisters by his side. Their father has abandoned the family and died in the South African war; their frail mother has remarried the abusive and lecherous Mick Heaney. Joe and his siblings escape the poverty and violence of the Pontiac, but as Joe travels the continent, building a business and a bright young family with his wife, Iseult, he is never quite able to leave his past behind. Told from the perspectives of Joe, Iseult, and their children and spanning the construction of the Canadian railroad as well as both world wars, this is a majestic novel that mirrors the scope and sweep of what Wilfrid Laurier calls ''Canada's Century.'' Tragic, romantic, and as vivid as the novel that preceded it, <i>The O'Briens</i> is an epic of great heart, imagination, and narrative force.
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    CA$ 29.99

    Book Author
    Peter Behrens
    Genre Historical , Literary , Fiction
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    House of Anansi Press
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