The Little Green Book of Irish Wisdom

Product Number: EB00730480
Released: Aug 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781628739244
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

Wit, wise words, and craic that bring the spirit of Ireland to life. This collection gathers together some of Ireland's most famous quotations from its most famous (and infamous) sons and daughters-whether they were born in the old country or not. An entertaining look at Irish identity, history, and culture, and a showcase for the Irish sense of humor, it includes quips and observations from John F. Kennedy, Edna O'Brien, Ronald Reagan, St. Patrick, William Butler Yeats, Oscar Wilde, Mary McCarthy, Nuala O'Faolain, George Carlin, Brendan Behan, Michael Collins, eamon de Valera, Tug McGraw, Mary Robinson, Maureen O'Hara, James Cagney, Jonathan Swift, Douglas "Wrong-Way" Corrigan, Roddy Doyle, P. J. O'Rourke, Colm TOibin, and many more-on subjects ranging from love and death to religion and politics to marriage and money.

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Original Publish Date: Feb 18, 2014

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