My dream of you

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Michael Joseph, 2001 - Fiction - 447 pages
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Having scored with the memoir Are You Somebody?, Irish Times columnist O'Faolain proves just who she is with her first novel. An Irishwoman who works as a travel writer in London seeks to get her life ... Read full review

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Journalist and author Nuala O'Faolain was born in 1940 and grew up in the countryside near Dublin. Before earning a postgraduate degree in English from Oxford University, she studied English as University College, Dublin and medieval English literature at the University of Hull. She had numerous jobs including a lecturer in the English department at University College; produced programs for Open Door, a community-access documentary department at the BBC; and produced current-affairs television programs for Radio Telifis Eirann. She started writing a weekly opinion column for The Irish Times in 1986. She wrote two memoirs, Are You Somebody? (1996) and Almost There (2003), and two novels, My Dream of You (2001) and The Story of Chicago May (2006). She died of lung cancer on May 9, 2008.

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