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This is happiness

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"Change is coming to Faha, a small Irish parish that hasn't changed in a thousand years. For one thing, the rain is stopping. Nobody remembers when it started; rain on the western seaboard is a condition of living. But now - just as Father Coffey proclaims the coming of the electricity - the rain clouds are lifting. Seventeen-year-old Noel Crowe is idling in the unexpected sunshine when Christy makes his first entrance into Faha, bringing secrets he needs to atone for. Though he can't explain it, Noel knows right then: something has changed. .As the people of Faha anticipate the endlessly procrastinated advent of the electricity, and Noel navigates his own coming-of-age and his falling in and out of love, Christy's past gradually comes to light, casting a new glow on a small world. Harking back to a simpler time, This Is Happiness is a tender portrait of a community - its idiosyncrasies and traditions, its paradoxes and kindnesses, its failures and triumphs - and a coming-of-age tale like no other. Luminous and lyrical, yet anchored by roots running deep into the earthy and everyday, it is about the power of stories: their invisible currents that run through all we do, writing and rewriting us, and the transforming light that they throw onto our world."--Publisher description.

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  • 1 of 9 copies available at OWWL.

Current holds

5 current holds with 9 total copies.
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Shelving Location
Barcode Status /
Due Date
Bloomfield Public Library FIC Williams (Text)
Adult New Materials
52133300139736
Checked out
02/10/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Geneva Public Library WILLIAMS (Text)
First Floor New Books
52118301022841
Checked out
02/04/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Gorham Free Library FIC WILLIAMS (Text)
Adult Fiction
52119300201196
Checked out
02/05/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Palmyra Community Library WIL (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52127300413364
Checked out
01/24/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Phelps Library Fic Wil (Text)
Adult Fiction
52143100441026
Available
-
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Victor Farmington Library WIL (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300909666
Checked out
02/11/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Wadsworth Library - Geneseo FIC WIL (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52150300547213
Checked out
02/13/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Walworth-Seely Public Library FIC Williams (Text)
Adult New Materials
52129300968496
Checked out
02/12/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Warsaw Public Library FIC WIL (Text)
Adult Fiction
52151300335799
Checked out
02/12/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.

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