We were rich and we didn't know it : a memoir of my Irish boyhood / Tom Phelan.
- 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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6 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Detroit Lakes Public Library||921 PHE (Text)||33500013047956||New||On holds shelf||-|
|Moorhead Public Library||921 PHE (Text)||33500013026760||New||Checked out||04/30/2019|
|Warroad Public Library||921 PHE (Text)||35500006151425||New||Checked out||05/02/2019|
- ISBN: 9781501197093
- ISBN: 1501197096
- Physical Description: viii, 210 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2019.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Tom Phelan, who was born and raised in County Laois in the Irish midlands, spent his formative years working with his wise and demanding father as he sought to wrest a livelihood from a farm that was often wet, muddy, and back-breaking. It was a time before rural electrification, the telephone, and indoor plumbing; a time when the main modes of travel were bicycle and animal cart; a time when small farmers struggled to survive and turkey eggs were hatched in the kitchen cupboard; a time when the Church exerted enormous control over Ireland. We Were Rich and We Didn't Know It recounts Tom's upbringing in an isolated, rural community from the day he was delivered by the local midwife. With tears and laughter, it speaks to the strength of the human spirit in the face of life's adversities."--Amazon.
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