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The Bitter Dawning

The Bitter Dawning

(1989)
A novel by

 
Grainne MacDermott, dismissed from her position as lady's maid in England, returned home to western Ireland in February 1857 - to a land rent by hunger and rebellion. Starvation stalked the countryside, which lay helpless in the grip of the potato famine. As resourceful as she was proudly beautiful, Grainne found work on the government's infamous roadbuilding scheme, then later as housekeeper to the lustful Michael Kearney. And amid the desolation she also found love. Con Shonley, tall and handsome, burned with a wish to help set Ireland free despite his half-English heritage. His involvement with the rebels would threaten his chances of happines with Grainne, who envisaged a safe future far away across the Atlantic. But she would stop at nothing to help her man..

 
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Hardback Editions

February 1990 : UK Hardback
Title: Bitter Dawning
Author(s): Sara Fraser
ISBN: 1-85057-793-5 / 978-1-85057-793-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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February 1989 : UK Hardback
Title: Bitter Dawning
Author(s): Sara Fraser
ISBN: 0-356-17498-0 / 978-0-356-17498-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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Paperback Editions

June 1998 : UK Paperback
Title: Bitter Dawning
Author(s): Sara Fraser
ISBN: 0-7515-2809-9 / 978-0-7515-2809-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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February 1990 : UK Paperback
Title: Bitter Dawning
Author(s): Sara Fraser
ISBN: 1-85057-794-3 / 978-1-85057-794-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 1989 : UK Paperback
Title: Bitter Dawning
Author(s): Sara Fraser
ISBN: 0-7088-4187-2 / 978-0-7088-4187-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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January 1989 : UK Paperback
Title: Bitter Dawning
Author(s): Sara Fraser
ISBN: 0-7515-1302-4 / 978-0-7515-1302-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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Audio Editions

August 1996 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Bitter Dawning: Unabridged
Author(s): Sara Fraser
ISBN: 1-86042-184-9 / 978-1-86042-184-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Ltd
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