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Brooklyn

by Colm Toibin

Paperback, 262 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $15 |

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Paperback, 262 pages, Simon & Schuster, $15, published March 2 2010 | purchase

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Brooklyn
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Book Summary

Leaving her home in post-World War II Ireland to work as a bookkeeper in Brooklyn, Eilis Lacey discovers a new romance in America with a charming blond Italian man before devastating news threatens her happiness.

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Awards and Recognition

10 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List

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Maureen Corrigan's Best Books Of 2009

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Rethinking The American Saga In 'Brooklyn'

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