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O'Carroll, Brendan.
New York : Plume Book, 2000
ISBN 0452281229
Agnes Browne is back.  Still on her own raising seven children, she hasn't lost her optimistic outlook on life.  The 1970s find the Browne family doing well.  Mark is enjoying his apprenticeship in the furniture factory.  He is doing well in school and he loves bringing home a little money to help out the family.  Rory is working also and bringing home a little extra.  And Agnes still has her cart on Moore Street where she sells vegetables every day. Things are going well for all the Brownes.  Or so it seems.  Frankie has become a skinhead and hangs with a dangerous crowd.  He has stopped going to school and is in danger of being expelled.  Then the letter arrives.  Dublin Corporation has decided to demolish all the tenaments in The Jarro and relocate the families to the suburbs.  What will Agnes do out in Finglas?  What will she do without her friends?  Join the Brownes as they face what life offers them with hope and together.
SUBJECTS:     Working class families -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Fiction.
                        Dublin (Ireland) -- Fiction.
                        Mother-child relationship -- Fiction.
                        Suburban life -- Fiction.
                        Gangsters -- Fiction.
                        Domestic fiction.
                        Humorous fiction.


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