Fall 2013 - - Travel & Culture Guide

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2 Globe Pequot Press is proud to announce the release of IRISH BOSTON, 2nd edition. First published in 2004, IRISH BOSTON describes a remarkable 300-year immigrant journey, guided by a cast of memorable characters who shaped Boston’s history. Runaway servants and war heroes, poets and priests, Olympic champions and a U.S. president all play a part in this engaging narrative of how one immigrant group overcame the odds in pursuit of the American Dream. The new edition brings the Boston Irish narrative to 2013, with insights about Ireland’s Celtic Tiger, the death of Senator Ted Kennedy, the changing demographics in South Boston and Charlestown, and the special role of Boston’s Irish community during the Marathon bombings. IRISH BOSTON: A Lively Look at Boston’s Colorful Irish Past ISBN 978-0-7627-8834-7 October, 2013 $18.95 paperback. Just Published! Michael Quinlin has written several books and is a long-time contributor to Irish America Magazine, the Irish Echo and other publications. He founded the Boston Irish Tourism Association and created Boston’s Irish Heritage Trail, a selection of public landmarks in Boston’s downtown, Back Bay and neighborhoods. Christmas Gift Idea! IRISH BOSTON is available at: Amazon.com Barnesandnoble.com Globepequot.com IndieBound.org IrishBoston.org/store.php Walmart.com

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