Real Lace

Stephen Birmingham

nonfiction biography history
informative reflective slow-paced

322 pages | first published 1973

The Irish-Catholic dynasties of America, the Kennedys, the Cuddihys, Buckleys and Bradys all fled the Irish potato famine, arriving penniless in the slums of New York and Boston. This is their social history, the story of their rise from desperate poverty to fame and fortune.

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