Academy Street

Academy Street

A vibrant, intimate, hypnotic portrait of one woman's life, from an important new writer

Tess Lohan is the kind of woman that we meet and fail to notice every day. A single mother. A nurse. A quiet woman, who nonetheless feels things acutely—a woman with tumultuous emotions and few people to share them with.

Academy Street is Mary Costello's luminous portrait of a whole life. It follows Tess from her girlhood in western Ireland through her relocation to America… (more)

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In “Academy Street,” Costello’s sen­tences are again laid down with a spareness and precision that suggest an aura of watchfulness and caution


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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 07, 2015)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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