Title: The Lilac Bus
Author: Binchy, Maeve
Publisher: Delacorte Press, New York
Publication Date: 1991
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: NF
D-j Condition: VG
Comments: Minuscule bump on front top cover. D-j price has wite-out over it on inside flap and negligible shelf wear.
Synopsis: The Journey — Every Friday night young Ron Fitzgerald’s lilac-colored minibus leaves Dublin for the Irish country town of Rathdoon with seven weekend commuters on board. All of them, from the joking bank porter, Mikey Burns, who plays the buffoon while his brother makes a fortune in the family business, to the rich doctor’s daughter, Dee Burke, who is having a secret affair with a married man, have their reasons for making the journey. The Destination, Rathdoon, is the kind of Irish Village where family histories are shared and scandals don’t stay secret for long. And this weekend, when Tom’s bus pulls in, the riders find the unexpected waiting for them… as each of their very private lives unfolds to reveal a sharp betrayal of the heart, a young man’s crime, and chance for new dreams among the eight intriguing men and women on… The Lilac Bus.