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Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans

Thomas Lynch

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Format: Book Reading

Length: 30 minutes

As part of the Lowell Humanities Series, poet and essayist Thomas Lynch reads from his memoir, Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans (Norton, 2005), a series of meditations on being Irish and Irish-American. Lynch divides his time between Michigan, where he is a funeral director, and his ancestral home in Ireland. His book of essays, The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade (Norton, 1997), was a National Book Award finalist.

Lynch is introduced by his nephew, Paddy Lynch '06.

Presenter(s): Thomas Lynch

Date: October 25, 2005

Location: Gasson Hall 100, Boston College

Sponsor(s): Lowell Humanities Series

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/lynch/

The information on this page is accurate as of October 2005