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9 edition of The Canal Bridge found in the catalog.

The Canal Bridge

by Tom Phelan

  • 284 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Lilliput Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • First World War fiction,
  • Historical adventure,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Ireland,
  • War stories

  • About the Edition

    See www.tomphelan.net

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8931489M
    ISBN 101843510758
    ISBN 109781843510758

    Get this from a library! The canal bridge: a novel of World War I. [Tom Phelan] -- In , before there is a rumor of war in Europe, Matthias Wrenn and Con Hatchel, lifelong friends from Ballyrannel in the Irish midlands, decide to see the world at the expense of the king of. THE EPIC STORY OF THE BUILDING OF THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE by David McCullough ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 1, It took 14 years to build and it cost 15 million dollars and the lives of 20 workmen. Like the Atlantic cable and the Suez Canal it was a gigantic embodiment in .

    The Battle of St. Quentin Canal was a pivotal battle of World War I that began on 29 September and involved British, Australian and American forces operating as part of the British Fourth Army under the overall command of General Sir Henry r north, part of the British Third Army also supported the attack. South of the Fourth Army's 19 km (12 mi) front, the French First. Panama Canal, the lock-type canal that connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the narrow Isthmus of Panama. The length of the Panama Canal from shoreline to shoreline is about 40 miles (65 km). It was completed in and is one of the two most strategic artificial waterways in the world.

    A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct. Ask. a Librarian. By Michael Hemmerle. "The sight of a canalboat crossing a river was hardly remarkable in when, on Ap a local crowd and engineers from all over the country gathered on the .   Construction of the Suez Canal. Construction began, at the northernmost Port Said end of the canal, in early The excavation work took 10 .


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Brilliantly and movingly narrated as a chorus of voices from the community—Matt, Con, Kitty, and others—The Canal Bridge tells the story of how the young men take Ballyrannel to war with them, and the many ways they bring the war’s devastation home.

At war’s end, the Ireland the friends left in no longer exists, for the Rising against the British in has changed everything/5(44).

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Brilliantly and movingly narrated as a chorus of voices from the community—Matt, Con, Kitty, and others—The Canal Bridge tells the story of how the young men take Ballyrannel to war with them, and the many ways they bring the war’s devastation home.

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