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Confessions of a shanty Irishman

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AmErica House , Baltimore [Md.]
Corrigan, Michael, Irish Americans -- California -- San Francisco, Irish American families -- California -- San Fran
StatementMichael Corrigan.
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL22993468M
ISBN 10159129228X
OCLC/WorldCa49836220

Confessions of a Shanty Irishman begins with a charming portrait of the grandparents who helped his dad to raise him and of his growing disenchantment, after their death, with both his now-and-again present mother and the rigors and hypocrisies of a Jesuit schooling; and later of his intellectual and sexual adventures through the `60s, as well as his drinking troubles and passing activism during the Reviews: 9.

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Confessions of a Shanty Irishman begins with a charming portrait of the grandparents who helped his dad to raise him and of his growing disenchantment, after their death, with both his now-and-again present mother and the rigors and hypocrisies of a Jesuit schooling; and later of his intellectual and sexual adventures through the `60s, as well as his drinking troubles and passing activism during the /5(9).

The book concerns growing up in San Francisco's Mission District in an Irish American immigrant family that loves the Catholic Church, the Democratic Party, language and Jameson's whiskey. The protagonist, Corrigan, comes of 5/5(1). Confessions of a Shanty Irishman begins with a charming portrait of the grandparents who helped his dad to raise him and of his growing disenchantment, after their death, with both his now-and-again present mother and the rigors and hypocrisies of a Jesuit schooling; and later of his intellectual and sexual adventures through the `60s, as well as his drinking troubles and passing activism during the /5(9).

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The protagonist, Corrigan, comes of age during a time of great cultural changes in the U.S. The final step, and I’m talking about people like the Kennedys or the Fords were Silk Stocking Irish. The Silk Stocking Irish lived in mansions on the North side and sometimes had Shanty housekeepers who took the bus from the South side.

The trouble with being rich and Celtic is that, often, the Irish curse of alcohol is the nail in your coffin. Confessions of a Shanty Irishman: Third Edition The book concerns growing up in San Francisco's Mission District in an Irish American immigrant family that loves the Catholic Church, the Democratic Party, language and Jameson's whiskey.

Written by Michael Corrigan, narrated by Marlin May. Download and keep this book for Free with a 30 day Trial. by Marshall Jamison Did you ever go down to an Irishman's shanty Where the water was scarce and the beer is a'plenty A three legged stool and a table to match it, A door without hinges and nothin' to latch it.

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Shanty Irish were poor Irish people who had not a pot to piss in. Many shanty Irish came over on the boat during the Irish Potato Famine in the s. They came in great numbers to America and settled in some of the first ethnic ghettos or shanty towns in Boston, New York, Cleveland, and other cities across the came with nothing but the clothes on their back and whatever.

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