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by Colm O'Gaora
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0330370804, Paperback)Michael and his sister Catherine feel as if their carefree childhood days in Portnew will never end. But as the 1960s draw to a close, violence spreads from the cities to shatter their carefree existence. Many years later, Michael is finally forced to admit the truth about his childhood.
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It is the 1960s and trainloads of holidaymakers spill out into the rain-washed sunshine of Portnew. Michael and Catherine spend their days sprawled on the railway embankment observing the new arrivals, or hanging around their father's busy workshop. It seems their carefree world will never change but violence spreads from the cities right into the heart of their family. Many years later, inspired by his love for a beautiful, enigmatic woman, Michael is forced into a confrontation with his past and the darker shadows that have tainted his adult life..
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