Booking Passage: We Irish And Americans by Thomas LynchBooking Passage: We Irish And Americans by Thomas Lynch

Booking Passage: We Irish And Americans

byThomas Lynch

Paperback | May 30, 2006

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Part memoir, part cultural study, Booking Passage is a brilliant, often comedic guidebook for those “fellow travelers, fellow pilgrims” making their way through the complexities of their own lives and times.
Thomas Lynch's essays, poems and stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Granta, The New York Times, the New Yorker, the Paris Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Milford, Michigan where he has been the funeral director since 1974, and in Moveen, Co. Clare, Ireland where he keeps an ancestral cottage.
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Title:Booking Passage: We Irish And AmericansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.21 × 5.46 × 0.86 inPublished:May 30, 2006Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393328570

ISBN - 13:9780393328578

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[Lynch’s] is a subtle, quick-moving mind, and it is a pleasure to walk beside his mental perambulations . . . rendered with love and grace. — Detroit Free Press[Lynch] draws an enticing picture of his home away from home: the dreamlike environs of Moveen, County Clare. — New York Times Book ReviewHe’s no mere tourist but a man who’s made a deep personal commitment to the land from which his forebears came and who has a sensitive, nuanced understanding of the place and its people. . . . It’s a lovely book. — Washington Post