This book is the story of an Irish girl who comes to Brooklyn, how she fares in a strange new country and what happens when she unexpectedly has to return home.
Here's the NLS annotation:
Brooklyn: a novel DB69470
To?ibi?n, Colm. Reading time: 8 hours, 15 minutes.
Read by Colleen Delany.
1950s. Young Eilis Lacey emigrates from Enniscorthy, Ireland, to Brooklyn, New York, encouraged by her family and with a priest's help. Eilis is lonely and homesick but takes night courses, meets an Italian boy, and adjusts to American life--until a tragedy occurs back home. Some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2009.