Water, Carry Me
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Una Moss was orphaned young, with no real memory of her parents or understanding of how they died. But she grew up happy with her grandda in Cobh, a village in the Sunny South, far away from The Troubles. And now she has gone up to Cork, to University, studying to be a doctor. Aidan Ferrel is an orphan, too, though he is from the North. He coaxes Una to go for tea. He is patience to her skittishness, worldliness to her innocence, certainty to her doubt. Una likes to sit by her window, fingering his letters, studying the way he writes her name. But who is this man she loves, whose touch can carry her like the sea ...
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WATER, CARRY MEUser Review - Kirkus
The horror of Ireland's never-ending Troubles assumes human form in this vividly dramatic (if ill-proportioned) third novel by the versatile Moran (The World I Made for Her, 1998, etc.). Narrator Una ... Read full review
WATER CARRY ME LIB/E 5KUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Water, Carry Me is a fictional love story based on the political upheaval in Northern Ireland. The novel follows Una Moss, the narrator, who is in her final year of medical school studying to be a ... Read full review