Tales from the Irish Club: A Collection of Short Stories

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Kent State University Press, 1996 - Fiction - 132 pages
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This collection of short stories contains 11 wry accounts of an enclave of Irish Americans in Pittsburgh during and after World War II. They are often comic, and sometimes tragic tales of Jack Lanahan, who carves nothing but wooden roosters, Long Conall O'Brien and others.

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TALES FROM THE IRISH CLUB: A Collection of Short Stories

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A first collection from veteran Goran (a memoir, The Bright Streets of Surfside, 1994, etc.) consists of 11 low-key stories set in and around an old neighborhood hangout—the Irish Club—where the ... Read full review


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Lester Goran is the author of seven books of fiction, two story collections, and a memoir detailing his friendship with Isaac Bashevis Singer. He grew up in Pittsburgh and is currently a professor of English at the University of Miami.

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