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A Song for Mary: An Irish-American Memory
A Song for Mary An Irish-American Memory
Author: Dennis Smith
In the spirit of Pete Hamil's SNOW IN AUGUST, the author of four New York Times bestsellers, including REPORT FROM ENGINE COMPANY 82, creates a moving memoir of growing up Irish Catholic and poor in New York City. — Growing up on the rough-and-tumble streets of New York City in the 1940s and '50s, Dennis Smith was a "tenement kid,&qu...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780446524476
ISBN-10: 0446524476
Publication Date: 1/1999
Pages: 369
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Publisher: Warner Books Inc
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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I requested this book after reading Angela's Ashes. This one was not nearly as good as Angela's Ashes. It was still a bittersweet memoir of growing up poor on the streets of NYC in the 50's as an Irish Catholic Immigrant.
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