The copper beech
Delta Trade Paperbacks,
Delta Trade pbk. ed.
In the Irish town of Schancarrig, the young people carve their initials-and those of their loves -- into the copper beech tree in front of the schoolhouse. But not even Father Gunn, the parish priest, who knows most of what goes on behind Shancarrig's closed doors, or Dr. Jims, the village doctor, who knows all the rest, realizes that not everything in the placid village is what it seems. Unexpected passions and fear are bringing together the lives of so many, such as the sensitive new priest and Miss Ross, the slight, beautiful schoolteacher... Leonora, the privileged daughter of the town's richest family and Foxy Dunne, whose father did time in jail... and Nessa Ryan, whose parents run Ryan's Hotel, and two very different young men. For now the secrets in Shancarrig's shadows are starting to be revealed, from innocent vanities and hidden loves to crimes of the heart... and even to murder. The Copper Beech finds author Maeve Binchy at her Irish storytelling best -- The Plain Dealer (Cleveland). The Copper Beech is as soothing as a cup of tea. -- People. Binchy makes you laugh, cry, and care. Her warmth and sympathy render the daily struggles of ordinary people heroic and turn storytelling into art. -- San Francisco Chronicle.
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|Grouping Title||copper beech|
|Grouping Author||binchy maeve|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-08-11 04:21:02AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-08-13 04:18:19AM|
|author||Binchy, Maeve, 1940-2012.|
|display_description||In the Irish town of Schancarrig, the young carve their initials -- and those of their loves-into the copper beech tree in front of the schoolhouse. But not even Father Gunn, the parish priest, who knows most of what goes on behind Shancarrig's closed doors, or Dr. Jims, the village doctor, who knows all the rest, realizes that not everything in the placid village is what it seems.|
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|local_callnumber_santafe||Fiction Binchy, M|
|owning_library_santafe||Santa Fe Public Library|
|record_details||ils:.b11303360|Book|Books|Delta Trade pbk. ed.|English|Delta Trade Paperbacks,|2007.|391 p. ; 21 cm.|
|subject_facet||Country life -- Fiction, Ireland -- Fiction, Pastoral fiction, Secrecy -- Fiction, Villages -- Fiction|
|title_display||The copper beech|
|title_full||The copper beech / Maeve Binchy|
|title_short||The copper beech|
|topic_facet||Country life, Secrecy, Villages|