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MELODY FOR NORA : ONE GIRL'S
STORY IN THE CIVIL WAR
New York : Dufour, 1995.
title of this book may be deceiving. The book is not about the United States
civil war. This book takes place in 1992 at the beginning of the Irish
civil war. Nora is a 14 year old living in Dublin. When her mother dies,
she is sent to live with her aunt and uncle in a small town. Nora does
not like living there and finds life in a small town to be pretty boring.
Then she becomes fascinated with a young man named Jack. Jack has joined
the Irregulars who are fighting against the peace accord with Britain.
When Jack is injured, Nora nurses him back to health. In the process, she
learns much about life.
Ireland -- History -- Civil War, 1922-1923 -- Fiction
Aunts -- Fiction
Uncles -- Fiction
Pianists -- Fiction
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