Title Profile & Character Information

Brooklyn

Annotation
Post-World War II, Eilis can't make a living in Ireland, so she heads for teeming New York, where she finds a love with blue-eyed Italian Tony that might be jeopardized by bad news from home.

Awards
2009  Costa Book Awards
2010  American Library Association Notable Books

Characters
NameLacey, Eilis
GenderFemale
OccupationDepartment store employee
TraitsIrish
Immigrant

GenreFiction
Historical
Psychological
Sociological
TopicsJourneys
Cultural differences
Unexpected love
Life changes
Immigrants
Cultural assimilation
SettingIreland
New York