The Luck of the Irish (Paperback)

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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.

Praise For…

"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
Product Details
ISBN: 9780573702648
ISBN-10: 0573702640
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
Publication Date: April 7th, 2017
Pages: 100
Language: English