A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past
||Quinlin, Michael P.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Globe Pequot Press, The|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $18.95|
| Book Description: |
From famine to fame, poverty to power, the 300-year journey of the Boston Irish features a cast of memorable characters who shaped the city's illustrious history. Runaway servants and war heroes, poets and priests, and Olympic champions and a US president all form a lively narrative of one immigrant group overcoming the odds in pursuit of the American Dream.