The Field by John B. Keane

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The Field is John B. Keane's fierce and tender study of the love a man can have for land and the ruthless lengths he will go to in order to obtain the object of his desire. It is dominated by Bull McCabe, one of the most famous characters in Irish writing today.


About John B. Keane

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John B. Keane was born in Ireland on July 21, 1928. He attended St. Michael's College, Listowel. By 1945, he was apprenticed to a chemist in Listowel. He eventually took over a small public house and began to write. During his lifetime, he published 46 works including Sive, The Field, Big Maggie, The Streets and Other Poems, Sharon's Grave, Letters of a Successful T.D., Hut 42, Moll, and Durango. He died from prostate cancer on May 30, 2002 at the age of 73.
Published January 1, 1991 by Mercier Press. 81 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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