Untold Tales of the Boston Irish (Hidden History) (Paperback)

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When it comes to the Boston Irish, names such as Bulger and Curley have long shaped the local turf. But most people are probably unaware of some of the most amazing and forgotten Irish men and women who helped mold this city. There was Patrick Gilmore, America's first famed bandleader. Louis Sullivan was the Father of the Skyscraper. Other colorful characters included Patsy Donovan, the man who discovered Babe Ruth, and Ann Goody Glover, whose horrifying ordeal launched the Salem Witch Trials. Although each played a noteworthy role in his or her era, all have been unjustly forgotten. Local author Peter Stevens uncovers the missing pieces of the Irish experience in Boston.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781467147071
ISBN-10: 1467147079
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: February 15th, 2021
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Hidden History