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At swim, two boys, Jamie O'Neill

Label
At swim, two boys
Title
At swim, two boys
Statement of responsibility
Jamie O'Neill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in Dublin and its near surrounds AT SWIM, TWO BOYS follows the turbulent year to Easter 1916. At its core it tells the love of two boys, Jim, a naive and reticent scholar, the younger son of foolish, aspirant shopkeeper Mr Mack, and Doyler, the dark rough diamond son of Mr Mack's old army pal. Out at the Forty Foot, that great jut of rock where gentlemen bathe in the scandalous nude, the two boys meet day after day. There they make a pact: that Doyler will teach Jim to swim, and in a year, they will swim the bay to the distant beacon of the Muglins rock, to raise the Green and claim it for themselves. As Ireland sets forth towards her uncertain glory there unfolds a love story of the utmost tenderness, carrying the reader through the turbulence of the times like a full blown sail
Awards note
Lambda Literary Award (Gay Fiction), 2002.
Cataloging source
DLC
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O'Neill, Jamie
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6065.N4194
LC item number
A92 2002
Literary form
fiction
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  • Male friendship
  • Teenage boys
  • Gay youth
  • Ireland
  • Dublin (Ireland)
Label
At swim, two boys, Jamie O'Neill
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner ed.
Extent
572 p.
Isbn
9780743222945
Lccn
2001057694
System control number
ocm48544087
Label
At swim, two boys, Jamie O'Neill
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner ed.
Extent
572 p.
Isbn
9780743222945
Lccn
2001057694
System control number
ocm48544087

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