An Only Child AND My Father's Son
The first two volumes of O'Connor's autobiography. AN ONLY CHILD is the entrancing story of an Irish childhood and a youthful involvement in the Irish rebellion which leads to internment. In MY FATHER'S SON O'Connor is released after the Civil war to begin a turbulent career as a writer, sharing his life and loves in Dublin with characters as formidable as Yeats and Lennox Robinson.
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An only childUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
O'Connor's 1958 portrait of his mother and his impoverished Irish upbringing in the slums of Cork came long before Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes (LJ 5/1/96). Fans of that fine title will also like this. Read full review