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Brooklyn

(2009)
A novel by

 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Costa Book Awards Best Novel
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
It is Enniscorthy in the southeast of Ireland in the early 1950s. Eilis Lacey is one among many of her generation who cannot find work at home. Thus when a job is offered in America, it is clear to everyone that she must go. Leaving her family and country, Eilis heads for unfamiliar Brooklyn, and to a crowded boarding house where the landlady's intense scrutiny and the small jealousies of her fellow residents only deepen her isolation.

Slowly, however, the pain of parting is buried beneath the rhythms of her new life - until she begins to realize that she has found a sort of happiness. As she falls in love, news comes from home that forces her back to Enniscorthy, not to the constrictions of her old life, but to new possibilities which conflict deeply with the life she has left behind in Brooklyn.

In the quiet character of Eilis Lacey, Colm Tóibín has created one of fiction's most memorable heroines and in Brooklyn, a luminous novel of devastating power. Tóibín demonstrates once again his astonishing range and that he is a true master of nuanced prose, emotional depth, and narrative virtuosity.

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Hardback Editions

July 2009 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn (Platinum Readers Circle (Center Point))
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-60285-530-7 / 978-1-60285-530-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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May 2009 : Canada Hardback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-7710-8536-2 / 978-0-7710-8536-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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May 2009 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn: A Novel
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-4391-3831-1 / 978-1-4391-3831-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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April 2009 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-670-91812-1 / 978-0-670-91812-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking (Penguin)
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2009 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-4084-6032-7 / 978-1-4084-6032-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: AudioGO Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

October 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-241-97270-1 / 978-0-241-97270-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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October 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-241-97589-1 / 978-0-241-97589-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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September 2015 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-5011-0647-3 / 978-1-5011-0647-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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August 2015 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-7710-8356-4 / 978-0-7710-8356-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Emblem Editions
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April 2013 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn (Large Print 16pt)
Author(s): Colm Toibin, Virginia Lee
ISBN: 1-4596-6226-1 / 978-1-4596-6226-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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August 2010 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn *Premium
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-7710-8432-3 / 978-0-7710-8432-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: MCCLELLAND & STEWART
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July 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn (Large Print Book)
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-4084-6033-5 / 978-1-4084-6033-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: AUDIOGO
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March 2010 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-7710-8539-7 / 978-0-7710-8539-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Emblem Editions
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March 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-14-104776-3 / 978-0-14-104776-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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February 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-14-104174-9 / 978-0-14-104174-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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March 2010 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn: A Novel
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-4391-4895-3 / 978-1-4391-4895-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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October 2009 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 0-670-91890-3 / 978-0-670-91890-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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April 2009 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): COLM TOIBIN
ISBN: 0-670-91813-X / 978-0-670-91813-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: VIKING
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Audio Editions

May 2016 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Brooklyn: A Novel
Author(s): Colm Toibin
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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October 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
Publisher: Penguin Books Limited
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October 2014 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
Publisher: Penguin Books Limited
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May 2009 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: Brooklyn (Library Edition)
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-4332-9187-8 / 978-1-4332-9187-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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May 2009 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-4332-9190-8 / 978-1-4332-9190-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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May 2009 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Brooklyn (Library Edition)
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-4332-9188-6 / 978-1-4332-9188-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

May 2009 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
ISBN: 1-4332-9191-6 / 978-1-4332-9191-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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May 2009 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Brooklyn: A Novel
Author(s): Colm Toibin
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

April 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
Publisher: Emblem Editions
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April 2009 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Brooklyn
Author(s): Colm Toibin
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   

April 2009 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Brooklyn: A Novel
Author(s): Colm Toibin
Publisher: Scribner
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