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In the Country of the Young

(2000)
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On a stormy November night in 1848, a ship carrying more than a hundred Irish emigrants ran aground twenty miles off the coast of Maine. Many were saved, but some were not -- including a young girl who died crying out the name of her brother.

In the present day, the artist Oisin MacDara lives in self-imposed exile on Tiranogue -- the small island where the shipwrecked Irish settled. The past is Oisin's curse, as memories of the twin sister who died tragically when he was a boy haunt him still.

Then on a quiet All Hallows' Eve, a restless spirit is beckoned into his home by a candle flickering in the window: the ghost of the girl whose brief life ended on Tiranogue's shore more than a century earlier. In Oisin's house she seeks comfort and warmth, and a chance at the life that was denied her so long ago.

For a lonely man chained by painful memories, nothing will ever be the same again.

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Hardback Editions

October 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: In the Country of the Young
Author(s): Lisa Carey
ISBN: 0-380-97675-7 / 978-0-380-97675-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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Paperback Editions

March 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: In the Country of the Young
Author(s): Lisa Carey
ISBN: 0-06-093774-2 / 978-0-06-093774-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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June 2001 : USA Paperback

Title: In the Country of the Young
Author(s): Lisa Carey, J H Hershey
ISBN: 0-380-79967-7 / 978-0-380-79967-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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Kindle Editions

April 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: In the Country of the Young
Author(s): Lisa Carey
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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