A Ghost Upon Your Path

A Ghost Upon Your Path

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Synopsis

We all have a need to belong, to have a place and people we feel tied to: our family, our house, our hometown, our nation. Ever since he first visited Ireland with his family twenty years ago, John McCarthy has felt a strong affinity with its people and landscape. Yet in spite of his Irish name, he never thought of himself as remotely Irish.

When McCarthy sets up home in a wild and isolated corner of County Kerry where his ancestors were living a thousand years before, he realises that he is about to undertake not only a journey into that small rural community but also into his own history and his family. What he discovers there reveals a curious sense of belonging to a place he has never before lived in and peels back the emotional layers of his own fractured past.

Book information

ISBN: 9780552776509
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Black Swan
Pub date:
DEWEY: 914.1504824
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 363
Weight: 266g
Height: 198mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 28mm