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My struggle for life

Author: Joseph Keating; Paul O'Leary
Publisher: Dublin : University college Dublin Press, 2005.
Series: Classics of Irish history
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Facsimilar ed.]View all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Keating; Paul O'Leary
ISBN: 1904558445 9781904558446
OCLC Number: 469644672
Reproduction Notes: Fac-sim. de l'éd. de. London : Simpkin, Marshall Hamilton, Kent, 1916.
Description: 1 v. (XXX-308 p.) ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction by Paul O'Leary; My birth; My beginnings at school; My burning sixpence: I yearn to be a navvy; I go down a coal-pit; Danger: I hear of Dickens and Byron; My troubles begin; Real overwork; My struggle for the sun; Deadliness of an easy job; Despair makes me think of enlisting; The Post Office; Reporting; I seek refuge in Cardiff; Good-fortune comes my way; An unexpected desire: I discover my true love; My novel seeks without finding; London, the university of universities; My disapproval of London; Paddington Station; A new influence: I lecture at Cambridge; My mysterious visitor; Youth grown old; Lunch at 'The Fountain'; I am a city clerk; Index.
Series Title: Classics of Irish history
Responsibility: Joseph Keating ; with an introduction by Paul O'Leary.
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"The reprint of this book and similar ones is of great importance in terms of Irish historiography." Books Ireland Sept 2005 "This is a fascinating record of the son of poor Irish immigrants Read more...

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