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Quentins (Paperback)

Author:  Maeve Binchy
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0451223918
ISBN-13: 9780451223913
Sku: 206217169
Publish Date: 4/1/2008
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 1T
Pages:  403
Age Range:  22 to UP
 
From the Publisher:
While filming a documentary about Quentins, a famed Dublin restaurant, Ella Brady explores the changing face of the city from the 1970s to the present day as she captures the stories of the people who have made Quentins a center of their lives. Reprint.The #1 New York Times bestsellerÂ? in trade paperback for the first time.||Is it possible to tell the story of a generation and a city through the history of a restaurant? Ella Brady thinks so. She wants to film a documentary about Quentins that will capture the spirit of Dublin from the 1970s to the present day. After all, the restaurant saw the people of a city become more confident in everything from their lifestyles to the food that they chose to eat. And Quentins has a thousand stories to tell. But as Ella uncovers more of what has gone on at Quentins, she begins to wonder whether some secrets should be kept that wayÂ?
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Quentins is a Dublin restaurant, and when filmmaker Ella Brady arrives to do a documentary on the place, she finds out more than she bargained for. Maeve Binchy brings back some of her old characters and creates many new ones to tell the story of a restaurant and the people behind it.
Author Bio
Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin and was educated at a convent school in Killiney. She earned a history degree from University College, Dublin in 1960 and taught for several years afterwards in various girls' schools in Ireland. Her first publishing experience occurred when "The Irish Times" printed a letter she wrote home from Israel where she was teaching at a kibbutz. Submitted by her father, the letter earned her ?18 and exceeded her present weekly salary of ?16. From 1969 to 1980, she lived in London and wrote humorous columns and travel articles for "The Irish Times". She has written plays and short stories, in addition to her best-selling novels.

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"A leisurely paced treat, filled with holiday goodwill." 10/01/2002
Product Attributes
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   18
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0403
Product attributePublisher:   New American Library
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