The World of Tomorrow

The World of Tomorrow

Large Print - 2017 | Large print edition.
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June 1939. Francis Dempsey and his shell-shocked brother Michael are on an ocean liner from Ireland bound for their brother Martin's home in New York City, having stolen a small fortune from the IRA. Soon all three brothers are caught up in a whirlwind week of love, blackmail, and betrayal culminating in an assassination plot.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2017.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9781432843366
Branch Call Number: Large Print FIC Mathe
Characteristics: 821 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
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helennurse
May 08, 2018

Irish. Jazz. New York. IRA. FANTASTIC!!!

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GummiGirl
Dec 29, 2017

Lots of fun for anyone who likes big, overstuffed novels with plenty of plot and characters. The reviewer who compared it to "Kavalier and Clay" had it right: if this book isn't quite as magical, it is plenty entertaining. (It's also a bit like "Golden Hill" and "Manhattan Beach".)

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