In High Germany
By (author) Dermot Bolger
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In High Germany by Dermot Bolger
Book DescriptionAn Irish emigrant in Germany tells his son about football, and about home, through nostalgia for a match played many years ago. This is the story of Euro '88, the largest football event on the continent, and the Irish team are front and center. The excitement is high for football fanatics like Eoin, Shane and Mick, all working abroad. Supporting the Irish team in Germany, they witness the highs and the lows and the cultural divides that separate fans. For these emigrant friends, home is no longer a birthplace. Home is where their team plays, and there will be many adventures on and off the field before the final whistle blows. Included in this first Open Door is ""A Poet's Notebook,"" a selection of short poems about ordinary life by the author, with his notes on how they were written. The Open Door Series: Originally designed to promote adult literacy in Ireland, these original stories from best-loved authors and new voices showcase some of our best writing in short fiction.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781934848012
Paperback / softback
(180mm x 114mm x 7mm)
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Rich in detail, it is a believable portrait of a person and a state of mind we all know.--Irish America Magazine Oct./Nov. 2013
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