Results for Joyce, James, 1882-1941 Fiction.
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FIC OCO
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
459, 12 pages ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note
Includes a reading guide.
"P.S. insights, interviews & more"--Cover.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographic references.
Summary
Dublin, 1904. Nora Barnacle, from Galway, works as a maid at Finn's Hotel. Her life is changed when she meets Dubliner James Joyce, a fateful encounter that turns into a lifelong love. Despite his hesitation to marry, Nora follows Joyce in pursuit of a life beyond Ireland. As their life unfolds, Nora finds herself in conflict between their intense desire for each other and the constant anxiety of living in poverty throughout Europe. She believes in Jim's singular gift and knows that he thrives on being the toast of the town. As Jim writes, drinks, and gambles his way to literary acclaim, Nora provides unflinching support and inspiration, but at a cost to her own happiness and that of their children. -- adapted from back cover
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Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9780062991720 (pbk.)
0062991728 (pbk.)
Call #
FIC ABB
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Descript.
460, 10 pages ; 20 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note
Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [457]-458).
Note
"Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Impress Books"--Title page verso.
"James Joyce was her father, Samuel Beckett was her lover. This is her story."--Cover.
Summary
"The review in the Paris Times in November 1928 is rapturous in its praise of Lucia Joyce's skill and artistry as a dancer. The family has made their home in Paris--where the latest ideas in art, music, and literature converge. Acolytes regularly visit the Joyce apartment to pay homage to Ireland's exiled literary genius. Among them is a tall, thin young man named Samuel Beckett--a fellow Irish expat who idolizes Joyce and with whom Lucia becomes romantically involved. Lucia is both gifted and motivated, training tirelessly with some of the finest teachers in the world. Though her father delights in his daughter's talent, she clashes with her mother, Nora. And as her relationship with Beckett sours, Lucia's dreams unravel, as does her hope of a life beyond her father's shadow. With Lucia's behavior growing increasingly erratic, James Joyce sends her to pioneering psychoanalyst Carl Jung. Here, at last, she will tell her own story--a fascinating, heartbreaking account of thwarted ambition, passionate creativity, and the power of love to both inspire and destroy. " -- Amazon.
Subject
Genre
ISBN/ISSN
0062912879 (pbk.)
9780062912879 (pbk.)
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