On Canaan's Side by Sebastian Barry buy used Used & Rare price $6.71 new from$5.00 shop with confidence SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS. Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes. Delivered in 3-5 weeks Format: Hardcover Publisher: Viking Adult Condition: The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:0670022926 ISBN - 13:9780670022922 Seller Comments: 0670022926 SHIPS WITHIN 24 HOURS! ! (SAME BUSINESS DAY) GREAT BOOK! ! From the Publisher From the two-time Man Booker shortlisted author of The Secret Scripture comes a magnificent new novel that is the story of the twentieth century in America. Told in the first person, as a narrative of Lilly Bere''s life over seventeen days, On Canaan''s Side opens as she mourns the loss of her grandson, Bill. Lilly revisits her past, going back to the moment she was forced to flee Ireland, at the end of the First World War, and continues her tale in America, a world filled with both hope and danger. At once epic and intimate, Lilly''s story unfolds as she tries to make sense of the sorrows and troubles of her life and of the people whose lives she has touched. Spanning nearly seven decades, from the Great Depression to World War II and the Vietnam War, it is the heartbreaking story of a woman whose capability to love is enormous, and whose compassion, even for those who have wronged her, is astonishing.