On the first day of 1925, Ivy Rose Murphy awakes to find her world changed forever - her irresponsible Da is dead. When Ivy's mother deserted the family, Ivy found herself the sole financial support of her Da and 3 brothers. A chance meeting at the city morgue introduces Ivy to a new world, a world of money and privilege.
Through Streets Broad and Narrow is a story of strength and determination in the unrelenting world that was Dublin tenement life.
Author: Gemma Jackson
Through Streets Broad and Narrow re-introduces John Blaydon, emotionally troubled protagonist of Fielding's acclaimed coming-of-age novel, In the Time of Greenbloom. John Blaydon, now eighteen and with exciting opportunities ahead of him, travels to Dublin to undertake a medical degree. Through a series of evocative, touching and amusing episodes we learn about John's journey to adulthood and respectable career, exploring along the way the heartaches and complex dilemmas which trouble this sensitive and talented young man. Through Streets Broad and Narrow, first published in 1960, is a finely written novel which can be enjoyed by itself or as a continuation of In the Time of Greenbloom.
Gabriel Fielding. Gabriel Fielding THROUGH STREETS BROAD AND NARROW GABRIEL FIELDING Through Streets Broad and Narrow. Front Cover.
Author: Gabriel Fielding
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Trains & railways: general interest.
Trains & railways: general interest.
Author: Michael Corcoran
Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing
In 'Walking and Mapping', Karen O'Rourke explores a series of walking/mapping projects by contemporary artists. Some chart "emotional GPS"; some use GPS for creating "datascapes" while others use their legs to do "speculative mapping." Many work with scientists, designers, and engineers. O'Rourke offers close readings of these works and situates them in relation to landmark works from the past half-century. She shows that the infinitesimal details of each of these projects take on more significance in conjunction with others. Together, they form a new entity, a dynamic whole greater than the sum of its parts. By alternating close study of selected projects with a broader view of their place in a bigger picture, Walking and Mapping itself maps a complex phenomena.
The words and melody came back: "She wheeled her wheelbarrow, through streets broad and narrow, crying cockles and mussels, alive, alive-o." My cheeks flush at the memory of my off-key rendition, all the way through to the refrain.
Author: Karen O'Rourke
Publisher: MIT Press
Two westerns from Spur Award-Winning author Loren D. Estleman, now in mass market paperback: The Branch and the Scaffold and Billy Gashade The Branch and the Scaffold When Judge Isaac Parker first arrived in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the town had thirty saloons and one bank. Never flinching from his duty, Parker and his marshals, dubbed “Parker’s Men,” ran up against some of the most colorful and dangerous outlaws the west had to offer, including the notorious Dalton Gang; Belle Starr, the Bandit Queen; the murderous Cherokee Bill; and Ned Christie. Billy Gashade A piano player wanders the Old West, meeting up with famous characters such as Frank and Jesse James, Oscar Wilde, and William "Billy the Kid" Bonney, among others, and finds that they were neither as bad or as good as their reputations suggested. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Without pausing I slid into a tune from my childhood, one better calculated to please the heart of the mistress of the house. ... picked up the verse behind me: Through streets broad and narrow, she wheeled her wheelbarrow, crying, ...
Author: Loren D. Estleman
Publisher: Forge Books
We have lived in a world that had, until the arrival in 2020 of the coronavirus Covid-19, not suffered a serious pandemic for a century, and society had almost forgotten the enormous impact created by highly infectious diseases. Infectious diseases, however, played major roles in ending the Golden Age of Athens, wrecked Justinian's plans to restore the Roman Empire to its former glory, and killed untold millions in Latin America after the Spanish invasion. Armies of Pestilence explores the impact of these diseases on history. Despite their importance, historians have tended to minimise the role of infectious disease - partly because of a lack of scientific knowledge, and this has resulted in a distorted view both of the past and of the danger of disease to modern society. In Armies of Pestilence, R.S. Bray, a distinguished biologist who here shows himself also to be an able historian, corrects this view. The book surveys the principal epidemics around the world and across the centuries, in each case discussing the origins of the outbreaks, the symptoms, the mortality rate and the social and economic effect. Where particular diseases cannot be identified with certainty the best scholarly opinions are discussed. Bray pays special attention to the infamous Yersina pestis, the organism that caused the Black Death. Other diseases discussed include malaria, smallpox, typhus, cholera and influenza, and AIDS. One of the themes of the book is the relationship between disease and war, with the former often causing more deaths than the latter, as was the case with the great influenza pandemic of 1918-19, at the end of the First World War. The inability of governments to deal effectively with disease is also made clear.
She died of a fever And none could save her , And that was the end of sweet Molly Malone ; But her ghost wheels her barrow Through streets broad and narrow Crying ' Cockles and Mussels alive , alive - o ' . Typhus went on to affect the ...
Author: RS Bray
Publisher: ISD LLC
Modern Irish cooking at its best: in this outstanding book, award-winning TV chef Kevin Dundon shares over 80 original modern recipes inspired by traditional Irish themes and ingredients.
Digging them out is hard , no matter how fast you dig the faster they will burrow into the sand . ... in song Sweet Molly Malone who wheeled her wheelbarrow through streets broad and narrow crying " cockles and mussels alive , alive o .
Author: Kevin Dundon
Publisher: Georgina Campbell Guides
A practical-minded police chief and his first love get a second chance at romance in this novel in the Bayberry Island series. Every instinct told Police Chief Clancy Flynn that his island’s claim to fame was nothing but a silly tourist attraction. But now and then, he couldn’t help but wonder if his lifetime of bad romances—starting with the pretty tourist who broke his fourteen-year-old heart—could be traced back to a childhood prank involving a mermaid statue... Then one day the pretty tourist comes barreling back into Bayberry—all grown-up and on the run with her niece. Though Evelyn McGuinness is wanted for kidnapping, she tries to persuade Clancy that there’s more to the story. Now the by-the-book police chief must make the toughest decision of his life: to take Evelyn into custody—or into his arms...
And they each wheeled their barrows, Through streets broad and narrow, Crying . . . “Cockles!” And •x ! “Mussels Alive, alive, oh! Unfortunately, a large bandstand with scaffolding had been erected in front of Fountain Square, ...
Author: Susan Donovan
This book examines part of the development of the Bruderhof community, which emerged in Germany in 1920. Community members sought to model their life on the New Testament. This included sharing goods. The community became part of the Hutterite movement, with its origins in sixteenth-century Anabaptism. After the rise to power of the Nazi regime, the Bruderhof became a target and the community was forcibly dissolved. Members who escaped from Germany and travelled to England were welcomed as refugees from persecution and a community was established in the Cotswolds. In the period 1933 to 1942, when the Bruderhof's witness was advancing in Britain, its members were in touch with many individuals and movements. This book covers the Bruderhof's connections with (among others) the Fellowship of Reconciliation, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the Peace Pledge Union, the social work of Muriel and Doris Lester in East London, Jewish refugee groups, and artistic pioneers like Eric Gill. As significant numbers of British people joined the Bruderhof, its farming, publishing and arts and crafts activities extended considerably. But with the outbreak of the Second World War, German members came to be regarded with suspicion and British members became unpopular locally because they were pacifists. Although the Bruderhof was defended in Parliament, notably by Lady Astor, it seemed that German members would be interned as enemy aliens. The consequence was that by 1942 over 300 community members had left England. With Mennonite assistance, they began to forge a new life in South America. This book traces a remarkable Christian peace experiment being undertaken in a time of great political upheaval.
I concluded that in many cases using first names was more natural. 1. Leslie Stubbings, 'In England Now', The Plough 1, ... See also Pleil, Free from Bondage; Manley, Through Streets Broad and Narrow; Holmes, Cast Out in the World. 18.
Author: Ian M. Randall
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
' 'Rachel- is it serious?'...So that's it. I ought to have seen. She's wondering- what will become of me? That's what everyone goes through life wondering, probably, the one absorbing anguish. What will become of me? Me.' Rachel Cameron, thirty-four and unmarried, is trapped by the stifling conventionality of small-town Canadian life as a shy, retiring schoolmistress and dependable helpmeet to her coy and overbearing invalid mother. Desperate for love and companionship, she risks all in an affair with a man for whom sex and love are more trivial matters- and it changes Rachel's life in unforseen ways.
... Greenbloom by Gabriel Fielding Through Streets Broad and Narrow by Gabriel Fielding Convergence by Jack Fuller Concluding by Henry Green Pictures from an Institution by Randall Jarrell The Survival of the Fittest by Pamela Hansford ...
Author: Margaret Laurence
Publisher: University of Chicago Press