Books tagged: south bronx

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The Remarkable Life of Kitty McInerney: How A Poor Irish Immigrant Raised 17 Children in Great Depression New York
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
The true story of a poor Irish immigrant who raised 17 children in Great Depression New York. Kitty McInerney’s life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
The Sneakers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Sometimes, the price paid for a pair of shoes is more than money.
The Shoe Shine Parlor Poems et al
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
These narrative and lyric poems derive from the author's youth in the South Bronx and his work as a bootblack in the family shoe shine parlor during the 1960s.