The acclaimed aauthor of True Confessions weaves a brilliant tapestry of his Irish-American past. Dunne evokes the past as he reflects on his family in a deeply moving, seamless, and mordantly funny memoir of what it means to be Irish in America.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - laytonwoman3rd - LibraryThing
I give this book an "OK". I've read much better examples of books purporting to describe "what it means to be Irish in America". Anything written by Frank McCourt, for a start. Pete Hamill's marvelous ... Read full review
HarpUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
"Harp'' being a derogatory term for Irish Catholic, and this memoir opening with a vividly rendered passage on the suicide of Dunne's brother, Stephen, the reader is led to expect a heartfelt probing ... Read full review