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  • ISBN: 9780393049701
  • ISBN: 0393049701
  • Physical Description: 283 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2000.

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Summary, etc.: In a family where "the brothers still speak Gaelic to each other; legends lurk at the edge of the simplest conversation; language and music are themselves links to a heroic, defeated past," Alexander MacDonald spends a summer in the mines with his wild older brother and cares for another brother, now a dying alcoholic.--Jacket.
Subject: Cape Breton Island (N.S.) Fiction
Domestic fiction
Brothers Fiction
Young men Fiction
Uranium mines and mining Fiction
Scots Nova Scotia Fiction
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Domestic fiction.
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