James M. Curley
Duffy will talk about writer Edwin O'Connor, whose novel The Last Hurrah was a story about Boston Irish leader James Michael Curley, who dominated the city's political history for the first half of the 20th century. Duffy's biography of O'Connor is called A Family of His Own, published by Catholic University Press.
For reservations, call Barbara Fitzgerald at 617 698-8758.
In addition to the lecture, expect live Irish music and Irish bread and tea.
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