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KIRKUS REVIEW

of previous Tally books (Shanty Irish, Feggars of Life, etc.) will recognize the autobiographical qualities of this story of Virginia, completely unworldly, and of who -- after the disintegration of the family, is an asylum until Virginia can take over his care. Then he takes to the , becomes an avid library reader, wherever he goes, goes in for prize-fighting, while Virginia becomes the refuge of all sorts of waifs and strays. There is vio, poetry, Irish emotionalism, the separate worlds of the , of the prize ring, of the social and -- all presented with sympathy and first hand knowledge.

Publisher: Scribner