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On Canaan's Side

Sebastian Barry


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/28/2012)
Compact Disc (9/8/2011)
Hardcover (8/1/2011)
Hardcover (9/8/2011)
Hardcover, Large Print (12/16/2011)
Compact Disc (9/8/2011)
MP3 CD (9/8/2011)
Audio Cassette (9/1/2011)

Faber & Faber, 9780571226542

Publication Date: April 1, 2012

About the Author

Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. His plays include "Boss Grady's Boys" (1988), "The Steward of Christendom" (1995), "Our Lady of Sligo" (1998), "The Pride of Parnell Street" (2007), and "Dallas Sweetman" (2008). Among his novels are "The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty" (1998), "Annie Dunne" (2002) and "A Long Long Way" (2005), the latter shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His poetry includes "The Water-Colourist" (1982), "Fanny Hawke Goes to the Mainland Forever" (1989) and "The Pinkening Boy" (2005). His awards include the Irish-America Fund Literary Award, The Christopher Ewart-Biggs Prize, the London Critics Circle Award, The Kerry Group Irish Fiction Prize, and Costa Awards for Best Novel and Book of the Year. He lives in Wicklow with his wife Ali, and three children, Merlin, Coral, and Tobias.