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By Christine Toner

ISBN-10: 0956858201

ISBN-13: 9780956858207

South Armagh has been notoriously branded as Bandit nation for greater than 4 a long time. Violence, brutality and worry were synonymous with lifestyles during this border area. but there has been one other South Armagh a less complicated, peaceable position, the place existence was once lived past the wretchedness of the worries and the complexities of politics. this is often the emotional and heartfelt tale of a tender lady s adventure of lifestyles within the Forties and of turning out to be up in Crossmaglen, a rural village nestling one of the drumlins of South Armagh, close to the border with the south of eire. Her trip files and charts the early aspirations and hopes regular of many younger lives in this period. From the pursuit of possibilities for a greater lifestyles in England, to the crushing loneliness of dwelling in a rustic the place being Irish used to be now not constantly appropriate. None of this, although, may examine to the tough truth dealing with a family members returning to a rustic embarking on essentially the most awful sessions in Northern eire s heritage. For the subsequent 30 years this family members, like many different households could event first and foremost hand, the disruptive and infrequently sinister nature of the infamous Troubles.

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