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Letters from Nova Scotia: Comprising Sketches of a Young Country

William Scarth Moorsom - 1830 - Nova Scotia - Full view
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A Harvest Saved: Francis O'Neill and Irish Music in Chicago

Nicholas Carolan - 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
A highly illustrated study of Daniel Francis O Neill who was Chief of Police in Chicago at the beginning of the century.
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Irish Folk Music: A Fascinating Hobby, with Some Account of Allied Subjects ...

Francis O'Neill - 1910 - Folk music - Full view
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Chief O'Neill's Sketchy Recollections of an Eventful Life in Chicago

Francis O'Neill - 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
This remarkable memoir of immigration and assimilation provides a rare view of urban life in Chicago in the late 1800s by a newcomer to the city and the Midwest, and the nation as well. Francis O'Neill left Ireland in 1865. After five years ...
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A Pint of Plain: Tradition, Change and the Fate of the Irish Pub

Bill Barich - 2010 - History - Limited preview
When Bill Barich moved to Dublin, he began searching for a traditional pub to serve as his local. Although he had no shortage of choices, he had trouble finding one that measured up to the archetypal ideal. As he roams from hectic urban pubs to ...
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David Mitchell - 2008 - Fiction - No preview available
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2001 The second novel from the critically-acclaimed author of GHOSTWRITTEN and CLOUD ATLAS. As Eiji Miyake's twentieth birthday nears, he arrives in Tokyo with a mission - to locate the father he has never met. So ...
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Let The Great World Spin

Colum McCann - 2010 - Fiction - Limited preview
One August morning in 1974, a tightrope walker makes his way, through the dawn light, between the World Trade Center towers. In the streets below, a slew of ordinary lives become extraordinary in this stunningly intricate portrait of a city and ...
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Red Plenty

Francis Spufford - 2011 - History - No preview available
What if the Soviet 'miracle' had worked, and the communists had discovered the secret to prosperity, progress and happiness.?
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Alex Shakar - 2011 - Fiction - No preview available
Fred Brounian and his twin brother, George, were once co-CEOs of a burgeoning New York City software company devoted to the creation of utopian virtual worlds. Now, in the summer of 2006, as two wars rage and the fifth anniversary of 9/11 ...
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Reamde: A Novel

Neal Stephenson - 2011 - Fiction - Limited preview
“Stephenson has a once-in-a-generation gift: he makes complex ideas clear, and he makes them funny, heartbreaking, and thrilling.” —Time The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Neal Stephenson is continually rocking the literary ...
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