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All Souls: A Family Story from Southie

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The author of Easter Rising recounts growing up in a poor, insular Irish neighborhood of South Boston, a community rocked by the organized crime world of gangster Whitey Bulger, riots, and poverty, and remembers the four brothers he lost to violence, in a gritty new version of the best-selling memoir. Reprint.

About the Author

Michael Patrick MacDonald helped launch Boston’s successful gun-buyback program and is founder of the South Boston Vigil Group. He has won the American Book Award, a New England Literary Lights Award, and the Myers Center Outstanding Book Award administered by the Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America. His second book, the highly acclaimed memoir Easter Rising, was published in 2006, and will be available in paperback from Houghton Mifflin in March, 2008. He is currently writing the screenplay of All Souls for director Ron Shelton. MacDonald lives in Brooklyn.

Table of Contents

All Souls' Night — Freedoms — Ghetto heaven — Fight the power — Looking for Whitey — August — Holy water — Stand-up guy — Exile — Justice — Vigil.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807071984
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Author:
MacDonald, Michael Patrick
Author:
MacDonald, Michael
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Personal Memoirs
Subject:
History : United States - State & Local - New England
Subject:
Social Science : Sociology - Urban
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main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
July 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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