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SCORCHING WIND

Macken, Walter

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ISBN 10: 0333072189 / ISBN 13: 9780333072189
Published by MacMillan and Co., 1964
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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329 pp; Lower fore edge has a few shallow scratches, minor foxing on endpages and fore edges. Small dent on bottom edge of front board, previous owner's name stamped on front endpage. DJ is slightly scuffed and edge worn, and has some minor foxing and soiling. Front inner flap has a vertical crease on the edge. An attractive copy in tight binding. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Bookseller Inventory # 83858

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Title: SCORCHING WIND

Publisher: MacMillan and Co.

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Synopsis:

The third novel in Walter Macken's epic trilogy following one family through 300 years of Irish history Continuing the adventures of several generations of one Irish family. In 1916 a medical student, the son of a school teacher, is drawn despite himself into the turbulent politics of the time. A powerful story of a young man and the fight within himself, his love for his older brother, and the tragic events that sweep their country. Along with Seek the Fair Land and The Silent People, The Scorching Wind is a fascinating examination of the history and events that fueled the fight for freedom in Ireland.

About the Author:

Walter Macken was born in Galway in 1915. He was a writer of short stories, novels and plays. Originally an actor, principally with the Taibhdhearc in Galway, and The Abbey Theatre, he played lead roles on Broadway in M. J. Molloy's The King of Friday's Men and his own play Home Is the Hero. He also acted in films, notably in Arthur Dreifuss' adaptation of Brendan Behan's The Quare Fellow. He is perhaps best known for his trilogy of Irish historical novels Seek the Fair Land, The Silent People and The Scorching Wind. He passed away in 1967.

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