A Boy Called Yank: David McCann


Thirteen-year-old Conor Cleary lives with his mother in a cottage in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. With little contact with the outside world and nothing much to do, life is uneventful. Until one day the United States Army are posted in Fermanagh on their way to fight in mainland Europe during the Second World War, and Conor’s life changes forever. An exploration of friendship and adventure. An unforgettable coming-of-age story of small-town adolescence and universal experience.

The book will be published in the summer of 2023 by Foreshore Publishing, short fiction.

David McCann is a film maker and producer of two short films set in 1920s Ireland titled Sgt Collins RIC & The Green Fella. He has worked as a hospital porter and an Irish Police Officer in the Garda Reserve. He lives in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

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