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The book is the collection of the time of the author’s childhood. Born and raised in the slums of Brooklyn, the author faced many troubles during the depression-era of Ireland. The author’s family had nothing to eat, and his father hardly ever worked, and whenever he did- he drank his wages away. But the author lived for his father’s stories and somehow managed in the troublesome times.
What makes this book stand out?
The unique writing style of the author stands out, which makes you laugh and cry at the same time.
Read it for
The book gives details about a place most people do not know of.
Don't read it for
The book’s only problem is that, it is too long.