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The spinning heart [text (large print)] / Donal Ryan.

By: Ryan, Donal, 1977-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Charnwood.Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2014Edition: Large print edition.Description: 184 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444820614 (hbk.); 1444820613.Subject(s): City and town life -- Ireland -- Fiction | Violence -- Fiction | Financial crisis -- Fiction | Ireland -- 21st century -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books.Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: In the aftermath of Ireland's financial collapse, dangerous tensions surface in an Irish town. The collapse of Pokey Burke's construction company and subsequent disappearance of its boss, leaving employees unpaid and a housing project half-finished, send ripples throughout the entire community. As violence flares, the locals - from Pokey's foreman Bobby, simmering as he waits for his father's death, to Realtin, grimly hanging on in one of the incomplete estate's two occupied houses - face a battle between public persona and inner desires. Through a chorus of unique voices, each struggling to tell their own kind of truth, a single authentic tale unfolds.
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In the aftermath of Ireland's financial collapse, dangerous tensions surface in an Irish town. The collapse of Pokey Burke's construction company and subsequent disappearance of its boss, leaving employees unpaid and a housing project half-finished, send ripples throughout the entire community. As violence flares, the locals - from Pokey's foreman Bobby, simmering as he waits for his father's death, to Realtin, grimly hanging on in one of the incomplete estate's two occupied houses - face a battle between public persona and inner desires. Through a chorus of unique voices, each struggling to tell their own kind of truth, a single authentic tale unfolds.

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