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The book of Irish Americans

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Published by Times Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish Americans.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementWilliam D. Griffin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.I6 G739 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 404 p. :
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2060734M
    ISBN 100812912640
    LC Control Number88040167


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