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All Souls: A Family Story from Southie

Authors: MacDonald, Michael Patrick
Publisher: Beacon Press
BISAC/Subject: BIO026000, SOC026030, HIS036100
ISBN: 9780807071984, Related ISBNs: 0807003638, 0807003670, 0807071986, 0807072125, 0807072133
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 288,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A breakaway bestseller since its first printing, All Souls takes us deep into Michael Patrick MacDonald's Southie, the proudly insular neighborhood with the highest concentration of white poverty in America. Rocked by Whitey Bulger's crime schemes and busing riots, MacDonald's Southie is populated by sharply hewn characters like his Ma, a miniskirted, accordion-playing single mother who endures the deaths of four of her eleven children. Nearly suffocated by his grief and his community's code of silence, MacDonald tells his family story here with gritty but moving honesty.
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