New York : Plume Book, 2000
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.
Working class families -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
Dublin (Ireland) -- Fiction.
Mother-child relationship -- Fiction.
Suburban life -- Fiction.
Gangsters -- Fiction.
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