A Runner Among Falling Leaves: A Story of Childhood

A Runner Among Falling Leaves: A Story of Childhood

By: Ciaran O'Driscoll (author)Paperback

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In this memoir of his childhood, O'Driscoll eloquently examines his troubled relationship with his father, whose bullying and mental abuse have affected him profoundly throughout his life. The task the author has undertaken is to give voice to the voiceless: to express the unnerving pent-up emotions he was unable to express as a child. In "A Runner Among Falling Leaves", O'Driscoll has written a book that is lyrical, affecting, and at times darkly comical.

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Ciaran O'Driscoll is a prize-winning poet, who teaches in the School of Art at the Limerick Institute of Technology.


1. Defining Moments 2. Mother and child schemers 3. The great sliced pan in the sky 4. The sea-area forecast 5. Wave therapy 6. Otherworldly eyes 7. Words and music 8. The toughening 9. Rites and teens 10. One sweet note

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/10/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780853239475
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780853239475
  • weight: 277
  • ISBN10: 0853239479

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