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All Souls

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Published by Harvill Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Spanish (Language) Contemporary Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • FIC,
  • FIC000000,
  • Modern fiction,
  • General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMargaret Jull Costa (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8626071M
ISBN 101860461859
ISBN 109781860461859

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Michael Patrick MacDonald (born March 9, ) is an Irish-American activist against crime and violence and author of his memoir, All Souls: A Family Story From Southie. He helped to start Boston's gun-buyback program, and founded the South Boston Vigil group, which works with survivor families and young people in Boston's anti-violence movement. Sep 25,  · You want to talk about violence, drugs, and death in Urban Cities, then you need to be talking about All Souls. Southie, an all Irish neighborhood in South Boston, is ran by a man whose name you've heard in conjunction with the FBI's Most Wanted List: Whitey Bulger. I had never heard his name before picking up this book/5. Feb 20,  · All Souls: A Family Story from Southie - Kindle edition by Michael Patrick MacDonald. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading All Souls: A Family Story from Southie/5(). All Souls: A Family Story From Southie is a memoir by Michael MacDonald. It examines his experiences growing up in the Old Colony neighborhood of South Boston, also known as Southie. The memoir examines themes of family, racism, xenophobia, police corruption, and justice, all set against the backdrop of one family’s tragedy.

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. The anti-busing riots of forever changed Southie, Boston’s working class Irish community, branding it as a violent, racist enclave/5. Listen to the complete All Souls book series. As always, downloaded books are yours to keep. Your first book is Free with Trial! Oct 30,  · The Book of Life brings the number one New York Times bestselling series to a deeply satisfying close, and we are now pleased to offer all three books in a lavishly designed boxed set, perfect for fans and newcomers alike. And don’t forget—The Book of Life goes on sale July 15, , and will still be going strong. Be sure to stock up for /5. All Souls St Gabriels School, Charters Towers, QLD. 4K likes. All Souls St Gabriels School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school located in /5(67).

Michael Patrick MacDonald grew up in "the best place in the world"--the Old Colony projects of South Boston--where 85% of the residents collect welfare in an area with the highest concentration of impoverished whites in the U.S. In All Souls, MacDonald takes us deep into the secret heart of Southie. With radiant insight, he opens up a contradictory world, where residents are besieged by gangs 4/5(19). The All Souls Trilogy is a three-book series written by Deborah Harkness. The first in the series, A Discovery of Witches was published on February 8, by Penguin Books, and became a New York Times Best Seller upon its release. Nov 01,  · All Souls: A Family Story from Southie is his first book. All Souls Discussion Topics for Community Reading Groups. What preconceptions about Southie did you bring to your reading of All Souls? How did the book add to or change what you knew? Michael Patrick MacDonald writes in chapter 2, "My oldest memories are of my mother crying.". A Discovery of Witches is the first installment in the All Souls trilogy, followed by Shadow of Night () and completed with the third novel in the series, The Book of Life (). A television adaptation of the book premiered on Sky One in September Author: Deborah Harkness.