by Sebastian Barry
Hardcover, 300 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $24.95 |
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Recording the events of her life from a mental hospital as her hundredth birthday approaches, Roseanne McNulty considers returning to society when she learns that the hospital is about to close.
May 23, 2008 A 100-year-old woman wracks her mind in a hunt for memories in Sebastian Barry's novel. Memory and history often conflict in this mesmerizing saga, as seemingly small decisions have large consequences, and different versions of the same facts collide on the page.
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