By Colum Kenny
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The O’Shaughnessy brothers’ tale happens among 1860 and 1950 in Illinois, Missouri, ny, and eire. They have been the kids of an impoverished immigrant who fled the famine in eire and his Irish-American spouse. An Irish-American Odysseyis the story of this first-generation immigrant family’s fight to assimilate into American society, highlighting their perseverance and resolution to grab possibilities and surmount stumbling blocks, all of the whereas setting up a legacy for his or her personal descendants in American paintings, ads, journalism, and public provider.
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