An Irish-American odyssey :
the remarkable rise of the O'Shaughnessy brothers /
|Main Creator:||Kenny, Colum, 1951- author.|
The O'Shaughnessy brothers' story takes place between 1860 and 1950 in Illinois, Missouri, New York, and Ireland. They were the children of an impoverished immigrant who fled the famine in Ireland and of his Irish-American wife. This book tells the tale of this first generation immigrant family's struggle to assimilate into American society, highlighting their perseverance and determination to seize opportunities and surmount obstacles, all the while establishing a legacy for their own descendants in American art, advertising, journalism, and public service.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical description: xiv, 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
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