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The story of the Irish in Boston

together with biographical sketches of representative men and noted women.

by James Bernard Cullen

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Published by J. B. Cullen & co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston.
    • Subjects:
    • Irish Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston,
    • Catholics -- Massachusetts -- Boston,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited and compiled by James Bernard Cullen.
      ContributionsTaylor, William, jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF73.9.I7 C9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 443 p.
      Number of Pages443
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6905778M
      LC Control Number01012351
      OCLC/WorldCa2339398

        The Irish King of Winter Hill is the story of the rise and fall James J. “Buddy” McLean, from his humble beginnings as a hardworking truck driver in Boston, to leading the original and now infamous Winter Hill Gang, to his untimely murder in Brand: Strategic Book Publishing. The Irish have been in Boston since colonial times, when they arrived as indentured servants, merchants, sailors, or tradesmen. According to historian James Cullen, a large number of Irish immigrants arrived as early as , on the ship Goodfellow, and were "sold" into indentured servitude "to such of the inhabitants as needed them.".

      by James Carroll, Boston resident and longtime Boston Globe columnist Carroll, in his award-winning novel, tells the compelling saga of two Boston Irish brothers, Nick and Terry Doyle.   As Osborne-McKnight explains in the afterword, the book is meant to “fly like a space capsule high above the long sweep of Irish and Irish-American history,” so she could write the “big Author: Kate Cusack.

      And before we plunge in, I just want to clarify something touchy. Most of us equate Irish immigration with Irish Catholic immigration, and start the story with the Great Famine of the s.   Patrick Radden Keefe's new book begins with the disappearance of a year-old widowed mother in Belfast, then spins into an epic account of Northern Ireland's bloody sectarian conflict.


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