Mike O’Connor

Mary O’Houlihan

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Description

Fiction. Most of us remember the mystery and innocence of first love and its inevitable loss. Far fewer ever have a chance (or the desire, the obsession, or the destiny) to attempt late in life to make whole again what broke apart. This is the story of one of those attempts—the tale of MARY O’HOULIHAN, told with wry humor and affection by author Mike O Connor. In a way, this book is a sequel to O’Connor’s 2010 book, UNNECESSARY TALKING, the humorous and spirited tales of a small-town American childhood.

Additional information

Weight 5.6 oz
Dimensions 6 × 0.2 × 9 in
Format

Paperback

Author

Mike O’Connor

ISBN

978-1-929355-98-3

Amazon

http://a.co/4vqh4ba

Original Language

English

Publish Date

4/15/2013

Page/Word Count

85 pages

Praise

2013 Format: Paperback "Questions arise about making fiction from fact. The difference seems arbitrary. I was struck by the passion he sustains, and more about the narrator's inner life, as I anticipated. A sweet tale of renewal told with passion and wonder. The wisdom of the narrative is to use fiction as a thin disguise, despite a full accounting of the facts of her life, how that meeting seems inevitable due to his will–it wasn't an accident she attended his reading, Michael Daley 5.0 out of 5 starsComments October 19, that grows as he gets closer to meeting her, that is, though facts of his life seem somewhat sketchy.", to suggest that this story is almost like a fairy tale, yet happened in reality. A completion story where we get to live out our past

Imprint

PBS

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