- Author:David Adams Richards
- Publisher:Doubleday of Canada; First Printing edition (2003)
- Pages:400 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
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- Formats:lit azw mobi lrf
Acclaim for David Adams Richards’ RIVER OF THE BROKENHEARTED If there’s literary justice in this world, River ought to be a. .Richards merits the kind of plaudits that were frequently lavished on Davies.
Acclaim for David Adams Richards’ RIVER OF THE BROKENHEARTED If there’s literary justice in this world, River ought to be a notable commercial success. Richards merits the kind of plaudits. As a pure storyteller, Richards has it all ove. ust about every male writer in this country. His comedy is so deeply rooted in an absurdist’s delight in the illogicality of thinking processes raddled by alcohol and drugs or addled by greed and vengeance.
David Adams Richards ied about his age and we.
David Adams Richards ied about his age and went gaily off to war, hoping, like his own father, that a crawl over the top might do him in. He wrote to Janie from Halifax, jostled in among other soldiers in a crowded train station, waiting to take the Queen Mary across the pond. You might not know, but I have 1302 guppies in my room.
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River of the Brokenhearted book. David Adams Richards is perhaps the greatest Canadian writer alive, wrote Lynn Coady in the Vancouver Sun. From this winner of the Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award comes a story of a woman’s determined struggle against small town prejudice, and her son’s long battle against deceit. Richards’ own family ran Newcastle’s Uptown Theatre from 1911 to 1980, and Janie is based on his grandmother.
River of the Brokenhearted. From David Adams Richards, winner of the Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award, comes a magnificent and haunting novel about the entwinement of remembered love and unforgotten hate
River of the Brokenhearted. From David Adams Richards, winner of the Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award, comes a magnificent and haunting novel about the entwinement of remembered love and unforgotten hate. Spanning generations, River of the Brokenhearted tells the life and legacy of Janie McCleary, a strong-willed Irish Catholic girl who dares to marry a man from the Church of England.
бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. In the 1920s, Janie McLeary and George King run one of the first movie theatres in the Maritimes. The marriage of the young Irish Catholic woman to an older English man is thought scandalous, but they work happily together, playing music to accompany the films. When George succumbs to illness and dies, leaving Janie with one young child and another on the way, the unscrupulous Joey Elias tries to take over the business. But Janie guards the theatre with a shotgun, and still in mourning, re-opens it herself.
David Adams Richards, CM, ONB (born 17 October 1950) is a Canadian writer and member of the Canadian Senate.
David Adams Richards, CM, ONB (born 17 October 1950) is a Canadian writer and member of the Canadian Senate
River of the brokenhearted. by. David Adams Richards. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Motion picture theater managers - Fiction. Irish - Canada - Fiction. Single mothers - Fiction. Catholic women - Fiction. Catholics - Fiction. New Brunswick - Fiction. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on September 28, 2012. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).
Aida Edemariam on David Adams Richards' tale of feuds, River of the Brokenhearted.
Set in a small town on a river in New Brunswick, River of the Brokenhearted, David Adams Richards's first novel since his Giller Prize-winning Mercy Among th.