Healy, Dermot A Goat's Song

ISBN 13: 9780002710497

A Goat's Song

3.96 avg rating
( 188 ratings by GoodReads )
9780002710497: A Goat's Song

Set in Donegal, Ireland, this is the story of a love affair between a Catholic man and a Protestant woman. Bitter family jealousies and differences of background add to the difficulties of the relationship. Yet despite all the obstacles, at the heart of the book lies a celebration of love.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

A profoundly moving novel about the destructive effects that drink, and regret for the past can have on a relationship.

About the Author:

Dermot Healy was born in Finea, Co. Westmeath, in 1947. He is the author of the story collection Banished Misfortune (1982), which won two Hennessy Awards and the Tom Gallon Award, a novel, Fighting with Shadows (1984), and a poetry collection, The Ballyconnell Colours (1992). He wrote the screenplay for Cathal Black's film about the Christian Brothers, Our Boys, and his plays include The Long Swim, On Broken Wings and Last Night's Fun. He has edited two journals, The Drumlin and Force 10, which was singled out for praise as one of Ireland's best community arts journals. A Goat's Song won the 1994 Encore Award for the best second novel. His most recent book, The Bend for Home was published by Harvill in 1996. He is a member of Aosdana and lives near Sligo.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Healy, Dermot
Published by New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Pr (1994)
ISBN 10: 0002710498 ISBN 13: 9780002710497
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Pr, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2710498

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds