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  • Location: Galway

Rain on the Wind

Rain on the Wind

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1940s: A vivid picture of life in this harsh but beautiful Atlantic landscape.

  • ISBN: 978-1447270744
  • Genre: Fiction

What you need to know before your trail

From boyhood to manhood big, gentle Mico had but two passions in life – the sea, and a young girl so terrible lovely-lookin’ it raised your heart to heaven just to see her smile. But with a hideous birthmark on his cheek, a Jonah to those he loved, and only the simple life of a fisherman to offer, how could he hope to win Maeve? The white-capped waves and a great old black bitch of a boat brought the answer .

Travel Guide

Galway – Cloddagh

A dramatic story set amongst a fishing community in the west of Ireland

This story set in the 1940s paints a vivid picture of life in this harsh but beautiful Atlantic landscape

Claddagh is an area close to the centre of Galway city, where the River Corrib meets Galway Bay. It was formerly a fishing village, just outside the old city walls

Walter Macken was born in Galway in 1915. He was a writer of short stories. novela dna plays, Originally he was an actor.

Booktrail Boarding Pass: Rain on the Wind

Author/Guide: Walter Macken   Destination: Galway Departure Time: 1940s

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