A Possible Madness (2012)

A Possible Madness (2012)

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International customers can find the book on Amazon (ANZO: thenile.com.au)

Long-listed: International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Finalist, Dartmouth Book Award

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Some voices are not easily silenced.

Like many smallish and inelegant towns that dot the coastlines and crossroads of this country, Shean’s postwar, post-industrial economy is in desperate disrepair, and the lengths that some civic leaders will go to in order to do “what’s best” for a town like Shean sometimes requires a leap of faith that has unintended consequences.

When a global corporation plans a daring scheme to exploit the remaining coal from an improbable source – and thus to secure Shean’s economic future – politicians try to marginalize the few voices of dissent.