Days Without End

Version: Unabridged
Author: Sebastian Barry
Narrator: Aidan Kelly
Genres: Literature
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: January 2017
# of Units: 7 CDs
Length: 8 hours
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Overview

From Sebastian Barry, a two-time finalist for the Man Booker Prize, comes a powerful and unforgettable novel chronicling a young Irish immigrant's army years in the Indian wars and the American Civil War.Thomas McNulty, having fled the Great Famine in Ireland and now barely seventeen years old, signs up for the US Army in the 1850s and with his brother in arms, John Cole, goes to fight in the Indian Wars--against the Sioux and the Yurok--and, ultimately, in the Civil War. Orphans of terrible hardships themselves, they find these days to be vivid and alive, despite the horrors they see and are complicit in.Moving from the plains of Wyoming to Tennessee, Sebastian Barry's latest work is a masterpiece of atmosphere and language. An intensely poignant story of two men and the makeshift family they create with a young Sioux girl, Winona, Days without End is a fresh and haunting portrait of the most fateful years in American history and is a novel never to be forgotten.

Author Details

Author Details

Barry, Sebastian

Sebastian Barry is a playwright whose work has been produced in London, Dublin, Sydney, and New York. His novel "A Long Long Way" was a finalist for the 2005 Man Booker Prize. His other novels include "The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty" and "Annie Dunne,"