A sparkling and moving account of the relationships between three girls who lie strapped to their beds on the veranda of a TB hospital in the 1940s. Rich in pathos and humor, it is a story of survival and even triumph over the cruelty of their fate. All three are just seven years old, and ahead of them lie three years of sharing their thoughts, pitting their wits against each other, sometimes falling out and all the time dreaming of home, which seems as far away as heaven. Rosemary Conry spent three years in Cappagh ...

Flowers of the Fairest 2003, Reminiscence

ISBN-13: 9780753198681

Large type / large print


Flowers of the Fairest 2002, Brandon/Mount Eagle

ISBN-13: 9780863223037

Trade paperback