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All souls: a family story from Southie

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The author recounts growing up in a poor Irish neighborhood, and remembers the four brothers he lost to violence.
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Full title all souls a family story from southie
Author macdonald michael patrick
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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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subject_facet Boston (Mass.) -- Biography, Irish American families -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography, Irish Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography, MacDonald, Michael Patrick -- Childhood and youth, McDonald family, South Boston (Boston, Mass.) -- Biography, South Boston (Boston, Mass.) -- Social conditions, South Boston (Boston, Mass.) -- Social life and customs
title_display All souls : a family story from Southie
title_full All Souls A Family Story from Southie, All souls : a family story from Southie / Michael Patrick MacDonald
title_short All souls :
title_sub a family story from Southie
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Childhood and youth, History, Irish American families, Irish Americans, MacDonald, Michael Patrick, McDonald family, Nonfiction, Social conditions, Social life and customs, Sociology