The Visitors

The Visitors

Book - 2014
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As he did so masterfully in the connected novellas of The Hill Road, Patrick O'Keeffe's first novel moves back and forth in time and place to weave the story of two Irish families forever linked by love, secrets, and their heritage. James Dwyer was bornin rural county Limerick before moving to Dublin as a teenager and ultimately settling in Ann Arbor. One night James's past appears in the form of a down-and-out man named Walter, who issues an invitation for James to come to Upstate New York to visit his old childhood neighbor, Kevin Lyons. Although neither James nor Kevin particularly cares for each other, there's no denying their complicated past. Kevin and James's sister, Tess, were lovers while James fell hard for Kevin's sister, Una.
Publisher: New York :, Viking,, 2014
ISBN: 9780670024636
Branch Call Number: OKEEF
Characteristics: 275 pages ; 24 cm

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ChristchurchLib Mar 28, 2016

Settling in Ann Arbor, Michigan, after a youth spent in Dublin, James visits a childhood neighbor in upstate New York with whom he reflects on a complicated past during which they shared relationships with each other's sisters

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