AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME WINNER OF THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2014 SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2014 Tess Lohan appears to be a quiet child.
But within lies a heart of fire. A fire that will propel her from her native Ireland into the hurly-burly of 1960s New York.
In this city she will face the twists of a life graced with great beauty, but forever floating close to hazard.
Joyous and heart-breaking, Academy Street journeys through six decades and one incredible story.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/03/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781782114208