The temporary gentleman

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New York : Viking, 2014.
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310 pages ; 22 cm


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"In this highly anticipated new novel, Irishman Jack McNulty is a "temporary gentleman"--An Irishman whose commission in the British army in World War II was never permanent. Sitting in his lodgings in Accra, Ghana, in 1957, he's writing the story of his life with desperate urgency. He cannot take one step further without examining all the extraordinary events that he has seen. A lifetime of war and world travel--as a soldier in World War II, an engineer, a UN observer--has brought him to this point. But the memory that weighs heaviest on his heart is that of the beautiful Mai Kirwan, and their tempestuous, heartbreaking marriage. Mai was once the great beauty of Sligo, a magnetic yet unstable woman who, after sharing a life with Jack, gradually slipped from his grasp"--

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Barry, S. (2014). The temporary gentleman . Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barry, Sebastian, 1955-. 2014. The Temporary Gentleman. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barry, Sebastian, 1955-. The Temporary Gentleman New York: Viking, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Barry, Sebastian. The Temporary Gentleman Viking, 2014.

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