The last house of Ulster

a family in Belfast by Charles Foran

Publisher: SN Books in Toronto

Written in English
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  • Belfast (Northern Ireland),
  • Northern Ireland,
  • Balfast (Northern Ireland),
  • Belfast.
  • Subjects:

    • McNally family,
    • Catholics -- Northern Ireland -- Belfast,
    • Violence -- Northern Ireland -- Belfast,
    • Family -- Northern Ireland -- Belfast,
    • Belfast (Northern Ireland) -- Social life and customs,
    • Northern Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1969-,
    • Balfast (Northern Ireland) -- Biography
    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharles Foran.
      LC ClassificationsDA995.B5 F668 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 208 p. ;
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL887374M
      ISBN 100002553112
      LC Control Number95176508

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The Last House of Ulster book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Winner of the QSPELL AwardChosen as the best book of the /5. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foran, Charles, Last house of Ulster.

Toronto: SN Books, © CHARLES FORAN is the acclaimed author of three novels,including House on Fire and Butterfly Lovers, and threenon-fiction works, including The Story of My Life (so far) and theGovernor General’s Award finalist The Last House of Ulster.

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