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Foster

Audiobook
Fiction
Unabridged   1.25 hour(s)
Publication date: 11/01/2022

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Foster

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Digital Download ISBN:9781696604901

Summary

A small girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm in rural Ireland, without knowing when she will return home. In the strangers' house, she finds a warmth and affection she has not known before and slowly begins to blossom in their care. And then a secret is revealed and suddenly, she realizes how fragile her idyll is.

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A small girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm in rural Ireland, without knowing when she will return home. In the strangers' house, she finds a warmth and affection she has not known before and slowly begins to blossom in their care. And then a secret is revealed and suddenly, she realizes how fragile her idyll is.

Winner of the Davy Byrnes Memorial Prize, Foster is now published in a revised and expanded version. Beautiful, sad, and eerie, it is a story of astonishing emotional depth, showcasing Claire Keegan's great accomplishment and talent.

Author Bio

Claire Keegan was raised on a farm in Ireland. Her stories—which have been published in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, Granta, and Best American Stories—have won numerous awards and are translated into more than twenty languages. Keegan currently holds the Briena Staunton Fellowship at Pembroke College, Cambridge.