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The Resource Acts of allegiance : a novel, Peter Cunningham

Acts of allegiance : a novel, Peter Cunningham

Label
Acts of allegiance : a novel
Title
Acts of allegiance
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Peter Cunningham
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Marty Ransom, son of the Captain and heir to a hilltop estate near Waterford in independent Ireland, lives a comfortable, boring life with his tennis-playing wife, Sugar, a vicar's daughter, and his job in the Department of External Affairs. Among their closest friends are an Anglo-Irish couple, a banker who was Sugar's childhood flame and his alluring diplomat wife, Alison. But Marty is a man divided. While his father fought with the British Army and found respectability in marriage, Marty's closest childhood friend was his cousin Iggy, the rebel son of a working-class Irish patriot whose gift for tinkering with radio parts has grown into a bomb maker's skill. When Marty is lured into keeping tabs on the growing IRA activities in Ireland's troubled North, he finds himself walking a tightrope of conflicting yearnings and loyalties, balancing between nations, lovers, and parts of his own past, never knowing whom he can trust. But after Bloody Sunday escalates the violence and the British mount a desperate operation to take out a notorious IRA bomber, he must choose, and risk putting everything he loves most -- his wife and young family -- as well as his own life, at risk. -- provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cunningham, Peter
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Irish Republican Army
  • Political violence
  • Northern Ireland
Target audience
general
Label
Acts of allegiance : a novel, Peter Cunningham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9781628729535
Lccn
2018017367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1031421768
Label
Acts of allegiance : a novel, Peter Cunningham
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9781628729535
Lccn
2018017367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1031421768

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