Down by the river / Edna O'Brien.

In Ireland a girl is raped by her father, but is prevented from having an abortion until a court decides if she can, by which time it is likely to be too late. Mary McNamara, 14, becomes a virtual prisoner and a political football for factions of every kind. Based on real events by the author of Hou...

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Main Author: O'Brien, Edna.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, [1997]
Edition:First Farrar, Straus and Giroux edition.
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Summary:In Ireland a girl is raped by her father, but is prevented from having an abortion until a court decides if she can, by which time it is likely to be too late. Mary McNamara, 14, becomes a virtual prisoner and a political football for factions of every kind. Based on real events by the author of House of Splendid Isolation.
Physical Description:265 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN:0374143277
9780374143275
0452278775
9780452278776