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Publisher Comments:

In this compelling family saga set during a tumultuous era in Boston history, 1960-1984, James Carroll chronicles the lives of two brothers, Nick and Terry Doyle, as they strive to move beyond the strictures of their working-class Charlestown neighborhood to" the city below." Though one brother is drawn to the worlds of politics and real estate and the other to the underworld of organized crime, their fates remain inextricably linked as each struggles to break free of the blood tie holding him captive to the past. As in his previous best-selling novels Mortal Friends and Family Trade, James Carroll seamlessly blends fiction and history to create a gripping tale of family bonds and ethnic violence, vows and betrayals, and political intrigue in the inner sanctums of both church and state.

About the Author

James Carroll was raised in Washington, D.C., and ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 1969. He served as a chaplain at Boston University from 1969 to 1974, then left the priesthood to become a writer. A distinguished scholar-

in-residence at Suffolk University, he is a columnist for the Boston Globe and a

regular contributor to the Daily Beast.

His critically admired books include Practicing Catholic, the National Book Award-winning An American Requiem, House of War, which won the first PEN/Galbraith Award, and the New York Times bestseller Constantines Sword, now an acclaimed documentary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395590706
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston :
Author:
Carroll, James
Subject:
Brothers
Subject:
Boston
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Boston (Mass.) Fiction.
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Family saga
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series Volume:
no. 1267
Publication Date:
19961111
Binding:
Hardback
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 1.1 lb

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