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A star called Henry

Author: Roddy Doyle
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An IRA terrorist who fought for Irish independence in 1910s Dublin tells his story. He is Henry Smart, son of a brothel bouncer, who becomes a street urchin after his father goes to jail and his mother turns senile. He joins the movement and rises in its ranks to participate in the 1916 Easter Rising, including the famous attack on the post office.
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Adventure stories
General fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doyle, Roddy, 1958-
Star called Henry.
New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1999
(OCoLC)607246308
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roddy Doyle
ISBN: 0670887579 9780670887576 0143034618 9780143034612
OCLC Number: 41049649
Awards: Winner of New York Times Editors' Choice.
Description: 343 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Roddy Doyle.

Abstract:

An IRA terrorist who fought for Irish independence in 1910s Dublin tells his story. He is Henry Smart, son of a brothel bouncer, who becomes a street urchin after his father goes to jail and his mother turns senile. He joins the movement and rises in its ranks to participate in the 1916 Easter Rising, including the famous attack on the post office.
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