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The heart's invisible furies / John Boyne.

Boyne, John, 1971- (author.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bowen Island Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Bowen Island Public Library F BOY (Text) 30947000522645 New Books Volume hold Checked out 10/20/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385690607 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 580 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto] : Bond Street Books, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Cyril Avery is not a real Avery--or at least that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community, and adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple via the intervention of a hunchbacked Redemptorist nun, Cyril is adrift in the world, anchored only tenuously by his heartfelt friendship with the infinitely more glamorous and dangerous Julian Woodbead. At the mercy of fortune and coincidence, he will spend a lifetime coming to know himself and where he came from and--over his many years--will struggle to discover an identity, a home, a country and much more.
Subject: Adopted children > Fiction.
Identity (Psychology) > Fiction.
Dublin (Ireland) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Literary fiction.

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