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My Lady of the Chimney Corner
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Irish Books & Media
Publication date March 1, 1990
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780904651775
ISBN-10 0904651770
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Original list price $9.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Excerpt: ...A haystack in summer and a pigsty in winter sufficed him. He Pg 112 had a deep graphophone voice and when he spoke the sound was like the creaking of a barn door on rusty hinges. When he came to town he was to us what a circus is to boys of more highly favored communities. There were several interpretations of Hughie. One was that he was a "sent back." That is, he had gone to the gates of a less cumbersome life and Peter or the porter at the other gate had sent him back to perform some unfulfilled task. Another was that he was a nobleman of an ancient line who was wandering over the earth in disguise in search of the Grail. A third, and the most popular one, was that he was just a common beggar and an unmitigated liar. The second interpretation was made more plausible by the fact that he rather enjoyed his reputation as a liar, for wise ones said: "He's jist lettin' on." On one of his semi-annual visits to Antrim, Hughie got into a barrel of trouble. He was charged

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from Irish Books & Media (March 1, 1990)
9780904651775 | details & prices | List price $9.95
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Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (August 1, 1981)
9780860093336 | details & prices | List price $12.50
About: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780548691656 Book cover for 9780862814649 Book cover for 9781523850198
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (April 12, 2016)
9781530706792 | details & prices | 92 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.21 in. | List price $9.99
from Createspace Independent Pub (February 3, 2016)
9781523850198 | details & prices | 222 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.87 lbs | List price $24.90
About: My Lady of the Chimney Corner by Alexander Irvine.
from Kessinger Pub Co (November 3, 2007)
9780548691656 | details & prices | 228 pages | List price $26.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
from Lightning Source Inc (October 30, 2007)
9781408631232 | details & prices | 164 pages | List price $27.45
New edition from Gardners Books (March 10, 1994)
9780862814649 | details & prices | 144 pages | List price $10.65
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