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Irish Americans By Peter Trainor
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The kid did not ask to move to America. In fact his parents had not even told him they had been planning to live there. With his friends, home and school all left behind he is forced into an entirely... More > new culture and way of life while his parents regularly tell him how lucky he is. The kid embraces every challenge as best as he can but struggles to keep hold of his Irish roots. He sees the 5th Avenue Parade, tries out for the baseball team, visits Yankee Stadium and celebrates Thanksgiving yet continues to feel like an outsider. As the kid grows up he notices that the more he integrates into American life, the bigger the cultural gap is between him and his parents. He senses that his whole family are keeping secrets from him but by the time he finds out what they are life becomes even more difficult for him.< Less
The Irish Wilderness By Peggy Lee Johnson
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In the mid 1860's a group of settlers moved from St Louis to the Wilderness of Missouri. Forty families disappeared, never to be heard from again. Father Hogan knew the secret, but took it to his... More > grave. Travel with these brave Irish families. Discover what danger and magic awaits them in the wilderness. Be there with them as they struggle to survive during the Civil war, caught between both armies. Caught between their old world beliefs and a country that's being torn apart by war. Death is the only option if they stay.< Less
The Irish Wilderness By Peggy Lee Johnson
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In the mid 1860's a group of settlers moved from St Louis to the Wilderness of Missouri. Forty families disappeared, never to be heard from again. Father Hogan knew the secret, but took it to his... More > grave. Travel with these brave Irish families. Discover what danger and magic awaits them in the wilderness. Be there with them as they struggle to survive during the Civil war, caught between both armies. Caught between their old world beliefs and a country that's being torn apart by war. Death is the only option if they stay.< Less
Irish Songbook By Daniel M. Hogan
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A Collection of 26 traditional Irish & Irish American Songs
The Irish Twins By Lucy Fitch Perkins
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Lucy Fitch Perkins (July 12, 1865 – March 18, 1937) was an... More > American illustrator and writer of children's books, known best for Dutch Twins (1911) and its sequels, the Twins series.Lucy Fitch was born on July 12, 1865 in Maples, Indiana to Appleton Howe and Elizabeth (Bennett) Fitch. Her father was a teacher who moved to Maples to co-found a barrel stave factory. Her mother was a teacher. Fitch moved with her mother to Hopkinton, Massachusetts to live with her father's patents as her father tried to recover from a financial setback from the Panic of 1873. Unhappy with the Hopkinton schools, the family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1879.Fitch graduated from high school in 1883 and moved to Boston, Massachusetts to attend the Museum of Fine Arts School. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Fitch_Perkins< Less
Bud Loftus: An Irish-American's Journey By Bernard Loftus
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Bud Loftus: An Irish-American’s Journey is the compelling story of Bud Loftus, the son of Irish immigrants and an American success story. Settling in Philadelphia, Bud’s parents married... More > and had six children, but Bud’s father was an alcoholic and his marriage failed. Penniless and fatherless, 5-year-old Bud and his siblings were raised on welfare. Facing a bleak future, Bud and his siblings received a free Catholic school education and it became their salvation and ticket out of poverty. Just 17 when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Bud signed up for the Marines the next day. This is an intriguing account of Bud’s family, education, and service to his country during WWII. Starting at the bottom and rising through the ranks of the FDA, Bud became a world-renowned drug manufacturing expert. His book chronicles the fascinating, heartwarming, and often heartbreaking journey of a poor man who achieved the American Dream, and never forgot where he came from.< Less
Bud Loftus: An Irish-American's Journey By Bernard Loftus
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Bud Loftus: An Irish-American’s Journey is the compelling story of Bud Loftus, the son of Irish immigrants and an American success story. Settling in Philadelphia, Bud’s parents married... More > and had six children, but Bud’s father was an alcoholic and his marriage failed. Penniless and fatherless, 5-year-old Bud and his siblings were raised on welfare. Facing a bleak future, Bud and his siblings received a free Catholic school education and it became their salvation and ticket out of poverty. Just 17 when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Bud signed up for the Marines the next day. This is an intriguing account of Bud’s family, education, and service to his country during WWII. Starting at the bottom and rising through the ranks of the FDA, Bud became a world-renowned drug manufacturing expert. His book chronicles the fascinating, heartwarming, and often heartbreaking journey of a poor man who achieved the American Dream, and never forgot where he came from.< Less
Memoir of an Irish Rover By Patrick M. Burke
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A memoir by Patrick Michael Burke about his journey from Dublin, through London and Toronto, to Wilmington, Delaware in the United States. The author recounts memories of idyllic childhood days spent... More > in Liscannor, a village in the south west of Ireland and of his academic studies in the world of organic chemistry that eventually bring him to the United States.< Less
The Irish Terrorist: A Novel By T J Mack
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Ireland has been occupied by the military force of England for centuries, and rebellions are just a fact of life. But things take a turn for the worse in 1972, in Northern Ireland, when... More > demonstrations and peace marches end with English paratroopers firing on the crowd and senselessly killing thirteen people in what becomes known as Bloody Sunday. The violence leads many to join the ranks of the Irish Republican Army—including cousins Jack Danaher and Sean Curran, who carry out their missions with will and determination. In the past, many survivors of The Great Famine would leave for distant shores. Those who remained would drive a Fenian uprising and leave their descendants to continue the fight toward Irish independence. But sides were taken and alliances formed. Loyalists and Republicans engage in clandestine planning and continue a war that seemingly has no end in sight, but one side may take the upper hand in The Irish Terrorist.< Less
The Irish Terrorist: A Novel By T J Mack
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Ireland has been occupied by the military force of England for centuries, and rebellions are just a fact of life. But things take a turn for the worse in 1972, in Northern Ireland, when... More > demonstrations and peace marches end with English paratroopers firing on the crowd and senselessly killing thirteen people in what becomes known as Bloody Sunday. The violence leads many to join the ranks of the Irish Republican Army—including cousins Jack Danaher and Sean Curran, who carry out their missions with will and determination. In the past, many survivors of The Great Famine would leave for distant shores. Those who remained would drive a Fenian uprising and leave their descendants to continue the fight toward Irish independence. But sides were taken and alliances formed. Loyalists and Republicans engage in clandestine planning and continue a war that seemingly has no end in sight, but one side may take the upper hand in The Irish Terrorist.< Less