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4m, 5f, 1boy
When an upwardly mobile African-American couple wants to buy a home in an all-white neighborhood of 1950's Boston, they pay a struggling Irish family to "ghost-buy" a house on their behalf. Fifty years later, the Irish family wants "their" house back. Moving across two eras,Luck of the Irish explores racial and social issues and the universal longing for home.
"Perfect! A smart and lovingly observed heartbreaker." - Newsday
"Moving and thought-provoking!" - NY Pos
"Four stars. Spellbinding." - Bloomberg News
"Greenidge moves imaginatively between past and present." - Backstage