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  • ISBN: 0307398994 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780307398994 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (329 pages)
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  • Publisher: Toronto : Knopf Canada, 2010.

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Summary, etc.: Henry Smart returns to Ireland for the first time since his escape in 1922. He is in Dublin, working in Barrytown as a school janitor. When Henry is caught in a bomb blast, his wooden leg gets left behind in the debris. He wakes in hospital to find himself a hero: the old IRA veteran who's lost his leg to a UVF bomb. It doesn't take long before the Provos come calling. They need men like Henry. They wheel him out at funerals and rallies, a heroic veteran of 1916. Henry is to find he will have other uses too, when the peace process begins in deadly secrecy.
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Description based on print version record.
Subject: Ireland -- History -- Fiction
Heroes -- Ireland -- Fiction
Irish -- United States -- Fiction
Smart, Henry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
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