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Did ye hear Mammy died? : a memoir  Cover Image Book Book

Did ye hear Mammy died? : a memoir

O'Reilly, Šamas (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0316424250
  • ISBN: 9780316424257
  • Physical Description: 231 pages ; 25 cm
    print
  • Edition: First North American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2022.
  • Badges:
    • Recently Published: 5 / 5.0
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 3 / 5.0

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Did ye hear Mammy died? -- Halloween -- Mother's day -- Numbers -- This one time daddy lifted a car -- An entire chapter about dogs and priests -- Fermanagh -- The forge -- Fame! -- Jeremy -- The Grant North Atlantic Home-Taped VHS Archive -- Notable explosions, 1988-2005 -- Dead and dying cows.
Summary, etc.: Séamas O'Reilly's mother died when he was five, leaving him, his ten (!) brothers and sisters, and their beloved father in their sprawling bungalow in rural Derry. It was the 1990s; the Troubles were a background rumble, but Séamas was more preoccupied with dinosaurs, Star Wars, and the actual location of heaven than the political climate. ƯAn instant bestseller in Ireland, Did Ye Hear Mammy Died? is a book about a family of loud, argumentative, musical, sarcastic, grief-stricken siblings, shepherded into adulthood by a man whose foibles and reticence were matched only by his love for his children and his determination that they would flourish.
Subject: Northern Ireland Social conditions 20th century
Families Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Biography
Authors Biography
Journalists Family relationships Northern Ireland
Journalists Northern Ireland Biography
O'Reilly, Šamas Childhood and youth
Genre: Autobiographies.

Available copies

  • 8 of 15 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 15 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rowayton Library BIO OREILLY (Text) 33625122841617 Adult Biography Checked out 12/14/2022

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