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Only Say the Word

(2004)
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A novel that is simultaneously a universal story about love in all its forms and guises, and an intimate love letter from a husband to his wife. Jim Foley loves his parents, his brother, his sister, Dickens and God; later, he loves Kate - enough to make her his wife and to shape his life around her - and later still, he loves his children, Jack and Hannah.Only Say the Word tells Jim's story, and the story of the people and places in his life, as he moves from childhood to marriage and fatherhood, from early days spent in County Clare to early adulthood in America, and back to Clare once more. Deeply personal and written in his lyrical, lilting prose, Niall Williams's fourth novel is about unspoken emotions, undying devotion and blind faith - but, ultimately, about the redeeming, enduring nature of love.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

November 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Only Say the Word
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 0-330-43395-4 / 978-0-330-43395-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Paperback Editions

January 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Only Say the Word (Bello)
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 1-4472-4266-1 / 978-1-4472-4266-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Only Say the Word
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 0-330-43396-2 / 978-0-330-43396-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Only Say the Word
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 0-330-43849-2 / 978-0-330-43849-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Only Say the Word
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 0-330-43458-6 / 978-0-330-43458-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Audio Editions

July 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Only Say the Word
Author(s): Niall Williams
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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July 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Only Say the Word
Author(s): Niall Williams
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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July 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Only Say the Word
Author(s): Niall Williams
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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October 2006 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Only Say the Word
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 1-84559-542-4 / 978-1-84559-542-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Only Say the Word (Bello)
Author(s): Niall Williams
Publisher: Picador
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