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  • 5 of 9 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Weston Public Library.

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4 current holds with 9 total copies.

Summary:

"A producer at the Belfast bureau of the BBC, Tessa is at work one day when the news of another raid comes on the air. The IRA may have gone underground after the Good Friday agreement, but they never really went away, and lately, bomb threats, arms drops, and helicopters floating ominously over the city have become features of everyday life. As the anchor requests the public's help in locating those responsible for this latest raid--a robbery at a gas station--Tessa's sister appears on the screen. Tessa watches in shock as Marian pulls a black mask over her face. The police believe Marian has joined the IRA, but Tessa knows this is impossible. They were raised to oppose Republicanism, and the violence enacted in its name. They've attended peace vigils together. And besides, Marian is vacationing by the sea. Tessa just spoke to her yesterday. When the truth of what has happened to Marian reveals itself, Tessa will be forced to choose: between her ideals and her family, between bystanderism and action. Walking an increasingly perilous road, she fears nothing more than endangering the one person she loves more fiercely than her sister: her infant son. A riveting and exquisite novel about family, terror, motherhood, betrayal, and the staggering human costs of an intractable conflict." -- Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Weston Public Library F BER (Text) 37886000122423 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/19/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735224995
  • Physical Description: 278 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Viking, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Reese's book club" -- from front cover.
"A novel" -- from front cover.
Summary, etc.:
"A producer at the Belfast bureau of the BBC, Tessa is at work one day when the news of another raid comes on the air. The IRA may have gone underground after the Good Friday agreement, but they never really went away, and lately, bomb threats, arms drops, and helicopters floating ominously over the city have become features of everyday life. As the anchor requests the public's help in locating those responsible for this latest raid--a robbery at a gas station--Tessa's sister appears on the screen. Tessa watches in shock as Marian pulls a black mask over her face. The police believe Marian has joined the IRA, but Tessa knows this is impossible. They were raised to oppose Republicanism, and the violence enacted in its name. They've attended peace vigils together. And besides, Marian is vacationing by the sea. Tessa just spoke to her yesterday. When the truth of what has happened to Marian reveals itself, Tessa will be forced to choose: between her ideals and her family, between bystanderism and action. Walking an increasingly perilous road, she fears nothing more than endangering the one person she loves more fiercely than her sister: her infant son. A riveting and exquisite novel about family, terror, motherhood, betrayal, and the staggering human costs of an intractable conflict." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Irish Republican Army > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Single mothers > Fiction.
Women television producers and directors > Northern Ireland > Belfast > Fiction.
Terrorism > Northern Ireland > Fiction.
Belfast (Northern Ireland) > Fiction.
Northern Ireland > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction).

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