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The Great Shame by Thomas Keneally
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Sep 12, 2000 | ISBN 9780385720267

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"An epic tale of courage and ingenuity." —The New York Times Book Review

"Intensely researched, passionately narrated. . . . Fascinating stories."                 —Chicago Tribune


"The Great Shame . . . is a brave work whose narrative threads connect the personal, the political and the historical, leaving us with vivid impressions of ‘Irish ghosts’ in both triumph and tragedy." —Los Angeles Times

"Exciting reading. [Keneally] is a master of narrative pace."-Thomas Flanagan, The San Francisco Chronicle Book Review

"In the style of the best historians, [Keneally] allows the intrinsic power of the tales he tells and the people who populate his pages to draw the reader into a fully elaborated universe." –The New York Times

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