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Long day's journey into night

by:O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive home life. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor, and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer.

Editions:276  Date:1940 - 2016  Genre(s):Drama, Drama, Domestic drama


Charming Billy

by:McDermott, Alice

A young woman, cousin to the late Billy Lynch who has just died of alcoholism, traces the story of his lost love, discovering her own father's role in trying to keep Billy from being hurt by the truth about Eva, and contemplating the effect her father's lie had on the rest of the family.

Editions:76  Date:1992 - 2016  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Fictional Work


The sight of the stars

by:Plain, Belva

The son of an Irish immigrant mother and a Jewish peddler father, Adam Arnring grows up in turn-of-the-century America determined to shape his own destiny and builds what is to become one of the country's great retail companies.

Editions:48  Date:1004 - 2004  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Historical fiction, Western stories



by:Rice, Luanne

Painter and art instructor Honor Dillon has made a peaceful life for herself with her three daughters, until the wedding of her eldest daughter, Regis, brings her former love--and Regis' father--John back into her life from his self-imposed exile.

Editions:47  Date:2006 - 2012  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Romance fiction


The silver boat

by:Rice, Luanne

Three far-flung sisters come home to Martha's Vineyard one last time. Their mother's beach house is the only place any of them ever found true happiness and they need to begin the difficult process of letting go. Memories of their grandmother, mother, and their Irish father, who sailed away the year Dar turned twelve, rise up and expose the fine cracks in their family myth--especially when a cache of old letters reveals enough truth to send them back to their ancestral homeland.

Editions:24  Date:2002 - 2013  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction


A touch of the poet; : [play

by:O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

Truculent, hard drinking, pretentious Irish immigrant in Massachusetts stands in the way of his daughter's marriage to an American. Irish dialect, 4 acts, 7 men, 3 women, 1 interior.

Editions:77  Date:1946 - 1994  Genre(s):Drama, Drama


A moon for the misbegotten, : a play in four acts

by:O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

Josie, a towering woman with a quick tongue and a ruined reputation lives in a dilapidated Connecticut farmhouse with her conniving father. Together, they're a formidable force as they scrape together a livelihood. But Josie's softer side is exposed through her love of Jim Tyrone, her father's drinking buddy - a third-rate actor whose dreams of stardom were washed away by alcohol. The companion pieces are "Long Day's Journey" and "The Iceman Cometh."

Editions:60  Date:1945 - 2001  Genre(s):Drama, Acting editions, Drama, Domestic drama, Domestic drama



by:Howatch, Susan

The dynastic history of three generations of an English/Irish family and the great house that obsesses them.

Editions:74  Date:1974 - 2018  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction


Irish tiger : a Nuala Anne McGrail novel

by:Greeley, Andrew M., 1928-2013

Psychic sleuth Nuala Anne McGrail and her husband, Dermot, come to the aid of two senior citizens, John Patrick Donlan and Maria Angelica Connors, whose unexpected, late-in-life romance is threatened by an unknown enemy.

Editions:18  Date:2008  Genre(s):Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction


The lighthouse keeper

by:Pratt, James Michael

Orphan Peter O'Banyon is sent to live with his Uncle Billie, a lighthouse keeper in Massachusetts. He learns the secret of persevering through tragedy, a lesson he must use again later in life.

Editions:20  Date:2000 - 2013  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction


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