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Your Own Ones (Paperback) (Su00edle Post)
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In Your Own Ones, Síle Post’s “poetic, storytelling voice, courage to write about big issues, great heart, and real personal vision” [Frank Howard Mosher], shape this lyrical, visionary novel of one woman’s transcendental journey back to theold country, now lost in the unsustainable ways of the new. For wild salmon conservationist, Áine O’Connor, the journey of the wild salmon charts the route of her own journeyback—to the rivers of her birth on Celtic Dingle Peninsula—to continue a thousand year family tradition of protecting the land and sea. When the economic tide suddenly turns in Ireland, Áine launches aCeltic Roots Campaign—atraditional & local foodsinitiative—through which she re-casts the Joycean ‘nightmare’ of Irish history into a sustainabledream for the country’s future. The preservationist passion that flows throughYour Own Ones—“reminiscent of Barbara Kingsolver, with echoes of the warmth and humor of Maeve Binchy” [Joyce Mandeville,Orange Prize nominee]—will appeal to a wide range of readers, both caretakers of the land and of the heart. “Come Away,” (in the words of W.B. Yeats), “to the waters & the wild” ofYour Own Ones—an Irish State of Wonder.