Walled Gardens: Scenes from an Anglo-Irish Childhood

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 255 pages
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Offers a vivid, memorable account of growing up among Ireland's landed gentry--a rigid society that once had been wealthy and powerful but now remains imprisoned in its past--and the demise of her parents' marriage

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Walled gardens: scenes from an Anglo-Irish childhood

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Davis-Goff offers an evocative memoir of a young Protestant girl growing up in the Irish Republic in the mid-20th century. Compared to the general Irish population, hers was a privileged childhood of ... Read full review



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Annabel Davis-Goff " is the author of The Dower House and This Cold Country, both New York Times Notable books, and of Walled Gardens, a memoir. She was born and educated in Ireland and lives in New York City. ?

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