Nine folds make a paper swan

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Nine folds make a paper swan. / Gilligan, Ruth.

Atlantic Books, 2016. 336 p.

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Gilligan R. Nine folds make a paper swan. Atlantic Books, 2016. 336 p.

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Gilligan, Ruth. / Nine folds make a paper swan. Atlantic Books, 2016. 336 p.

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abstract = "At the start of the twentieth century, a young girl and her family emigrate from the continent in search of a better life in America, only to pitch up in Ireland by mistake. In 1958, a mute boy locked away in a mental institution outside of Dublin forms an unlikely friendship with a man consumed by the story of the love he lost nearly two decades earlier. And in present-day London, an Irish journalist is forced to confront her conflicting notions of identity and family when her Jewish boyfriend asks her to make a true leap of faith. Spanning generations and braiding together three unforgettable voices, Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan shows us what it means to belong, and how storytelling can redeem us all.",
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language = "English",
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KW - Jewish

KW - Transcultural

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