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All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship
All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship
by Kathryn Miles
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andlt;Bandgt;All Standing andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;The Remarkable Story of the andlt;/Iandgt;Jeanie Johnston, andlt;Iandgt;the Legendary Irish Famine Ship andlt;/Iandgt;recounts the journeys of this famous ship, her heroic crew, and the immigrants who... (read more)

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Booking Passage: We Irish & Americans
Booking Passage: We Irish & Americans
by Thomas Lynch
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In 35 years and dozens of return trips to Ireland, Lynch has found a template for the larger world inside the small one, the planet in the local parish. Part memoir, part cultural study, this is a brilliant, often comedic guidebook for those Lynch calls "... (read more)

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All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
by Michael P Macdonald
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Michael Patrick MacDonald grew up in "the best place in the world" — the Old Colony projects of South Boston — where 85 percent of the residents collect welfare in an area with the highest concentration of impoverished whites in the U.S. In All... (read more)

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For the Love of Being Irish: An A-To-Z Guide to Bono, Colleens, Guinness, Saints & Scholars
For the Love of Being Irish: An A-To-Z Guide to Bono, Colleens, Guinness, Saints & Scholars
by Conor Cunneen
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Expressing the passion felt for Ireland using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the Emerald Isle explores the country's expansive influence. Readers will enjoy fun... (read more)

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All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship
All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship
by Kathryn Miles
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More than one million immigrants fled the Irish famine for North America—and more than one hundred thousand of them perished aboard the “coffin ships” that crossed the Atlantic. But one small ship never lost a passenger. All Standing... (read more)

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Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish-America
Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish-America
by Tom Hayden
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Tom Hayden first realized he was "Irish on the inside" when he heard civil rights marchers in Northern Ireland singing "We Shall Overcome" in 1969. Though his great-grandparents had been forced to emigrate to the US in the 1850s, Hayden?s parents erased... (read more)

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Journey of Hope: The Story of Irish Immigration to America
Journey of Hope: The Story of Irish Immigration to America
by Kerby A Miller
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One of the greatest success stories ever told unfolds in the pages of this compelling, three-dimensional book. Through intimate letters, journals, and diaries of actual immigrants, Journey of Hope chronicles the Irish in America and their triumphant rise... (read more)

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United Irishmen, United States: Immigrant Radicals in the Early Republic
United Irishmen, United States: Immigrant Radicals in the Early Republic
by David A Wilson
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After Jefferson's victory, the United Irishmen set out to destroy the Federalists and democratize the Republicans. Some of them believed that their work was preparing the way for the millennium in America. Convinced that the example of America could... (read more)

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Irish America: Coming Into Clover--The Evolution of a People and a Culture
Irish America: Coming Into Clover--The Evolution of a People and a Culture
by Maureen Dezell
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-251) and index.... (read more)

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1001 Things Everyone Should Know about Irish-American History
1001 Things Everyone Should Know about Irish-American History
by Edward T Odonnell
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Complete yet concise, and beautifully documented with more than one hundred historic photos, there is no better tribute Irish-American history, a cultural cornerstone of our nation.... (read more)

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Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish America
Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish America
by Tom Hayden
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Tom Hayden first realized he was ‘Irish on the inside’ when he heard civil rights marchers in Northern Ireland singing ‘We Shall Overcome’ in 1969. Though his great-grandparents had been forced to emigrate to the US in the 1850s... (read more)

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The Irish Americans : A History
The Irish Americans : A History
by Jay P. Dolan
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A history of the Irish in America from the eighteenth century to the present, by one of the nation's most eminent scholars of the immigrant experience. Jay Dolan of the University of Notre Dame is one of America's most acclaimed scholars of immigration... (read more)

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Far from the Shamrock Shore: The Story of Irish-Immigration Through Song
Far from the Shamrock Shore: The Story of Irish-Immigration Through Song
by Mick Maloney
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From the lush green hills of their homeland to the cramped ghettoes of industrialized cities an ocean away, from the famine-ravaged fields of Ireland to the community dance halls in America, the Irish documented their history through song. Far from the... (read more)

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Irish Boston: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past
Irish Boston: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past
by Michael P Quinlin
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The fascinating story of the Irish in Boston unfolds in this engagingly written history. Full of heroism and romance, politics and brawls, it tells the stories behind the well-known history and vividly portrays what life was like for the Harrigans... (read more)

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Irish Heroes & Heroines of America: 150 True Stories of Irish American Heroism
Irish Heroes & Heroines of America: 150 True Stories of Irish American Heroism
by John Bartimole
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America’s 40 million Irish, and all those in search of role models, will enjoy John Bartimole’s collection of inspiring and amazing stories and profiles of 150 war heroes, doctors, scientists, educators, artists, athletes, businessmen, and... (read more)

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Hair of the Dog
Hair of the Dog
by Richard Stivers
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Persecuted in their homeland by the English, the Irish were dogged in their adopted country, by a reputation for drunkenness and alcoholism that was fabricated ... by the English. When I first opened this remarkable book and discovered its patently... (read more)

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Uphill Walkers: Portrait of a Family
Uphill Walkers: Portrait of a Family
by Madeleine Blais
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In 1952, Madeleine Blais's father died suddenly, leaving his pregnant wife and their five young children to face their future alone. Uphill Walkers is the story of how the Blais family pulled together to survive and ultimately thrive in an era when a... (read more)

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Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
by Larry Kirwan
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This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, in the late 1950s, a now unrecognizable, priest-fearing backwater suffocating in superstition and strangled by sexual fevers. After an escape to the Bronx, Larry finds himself, like a... (read more)

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Irish Americans: The Rise to Money & Power
Irish Americans: The Rise to Money & Power
by Andrew M Greeley
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Andrew Greeley looks back at Irish history and at the famous Irish of today to show how the Irish in America really live, think, act--and what makes them statistically the richest and best educated gentile group in American society.... (read more)

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All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
by Michael Patrick MacDonald
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