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great shame

Thomas Keneally

great shame

a story of the Irish in the Old World and the New

by Thomas Keneally

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Published by BCA in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ireland -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas Keneally.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,731p. [32]p. of plates :
    Number of Pages731
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19801483M

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Soul without Shame: A Guide to Liberating Yourself from the Judge within by Byron Brown (Paperback, ) at . With The Great Shame, he turns his insightful eye toward the Irish struggle through the nineteenth century. In sharp contrast to much of Europe, Ireland was a terrible place to be during the s. Many of the nation's finest people set sail for America and Canada.

    About the Author. Thomas Keneally won the Booker Prize in with Schindler's Ark, later made into the Academy Award-winning film Schindler's List by Steven Spielberg. His non-fiction, includes the memoir Searching For Schindler and Three Famines, an LA Times Book of the Year, and the histories The Commonwealth Of Thieves, The Great Shame and American Scoundrel.   If you buy books linked on our site, The Times may earn a commission from , whose fees support independent bookstores. Laura Lippman is the author of some two dozen crime novels, 12 in.

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Entitled "The Great Shame", great shame book could just as easily be called "The Great Triumph". A romp through history, Irish and Australian. Written with a great deal of love for the subject, Keneally knows how to build fascinating characters and to set them in a locale as interesting and wide as is the continent of Australia and the wider world/5(40).

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For most of human civilization, men have hid behind the mask of masculinity, concealing any signs of shame and. In this detour into epic history, Australian novelist Keneally (A River Town,etc.) powerfully chronicles, as he did in Schindler’s List, the will to endure in the face of overwhelming catastrophe and man’s inhumanity to man, but this time through Irish political prisoners transported to his country—including several ancestors.

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Synopsis In the 19th century the Irish population was halved. This masterly book traces the three causes of this depletion; first the manine, second the Irish diaspora and the emigrations to places such as America and Canada and thridly the transportations of political activists to Australia.

It is a quest for Keneally's Irish ancestors. With The Great Shame, he turns his insightful eye toward the Irish struggle through the 19h century. In sharp contrast to much of Europe, Ireland was a terrible place to be during the s. Many of the nation’s finest people set sail for America and Canada.

Others were forcibly exiled to Australia for committing crimes as minor as shoplifting. The great shame — First published in Subjects 19th century, Australia, Civilization, Civilization, Modern, Emigration and immigration, Famines, Foreign countries, History, Ireland, Irish, Irish influences, Modern Civilization, Political prisoners, Prisoners, United States.

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