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Includes bibliographical references and index. Prologue -- Freeborn man of the USA -- The Irish Lincoln struts down Peacock Alley -- Fenway's green monsters -- A hundred thousand welcomes -- Go West, young man -- Sailing stormy waters -- Fighting Irishmen and dressing feathers -- Flag of inconvenience -- Home thoughts from abroad -- Freedom and the hard sell -- Doctrine of open warfare -- St. Patrick's Day Massacre -- Not-so-gentle Southern swing -- Cold comfort in the Windy City -- Oilmen and archbishops -- Family matters -- Hunger strikes from far away -- All that glitters is not gold -- Return of the native -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Cast of characters.

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  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: vi, 240 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.


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