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A guest at the feast : essays / Colm Tóibín.


"From one of the most engaging and brilliant writers of our time comes a collection of essays about growing up in Ireland during radical change; about cancer, priests, popes, homosexuality, and literature"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 1476785201
  • ISBN: 9781476785202
  • Physical Description: x, 323 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, [2023]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Part one / Cancer: My part in its downfall -- A guest at the feast -- A brush with the law -- Part two / The paradoxical pope -- Among the flutterers -- The Bergoglio smile: Pope Francis -- The Ferns report -- Part three / Putting religion in its place: Marilynne Robinson -- Issues of truth and invention: Francis Stuart -- Snail show: John McGaharn -- Alone in Venice.
Subject: Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Authors, Irish > 21st century > Biography.
Cancer > Patients > England > London > Biography.
Genre: Travel writing.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 824.914 TOIBIN 2023 (Text) 0001012502999 Nonfiction Available -

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