Her father, returned to Ireland, Barbara lives with her boot-legging mother in South Boston, acquires dancing awards, at...

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LIFE IS MY ADVENTURE

Her father, returned to Ireland, Barbara lives with her boot-legging mother in South Boston, acquires dancing awards, at thirteen dances in an act with the ""World's Champion Accordion Player"" at Rockaway, at benefits and so on. The raids becoming too frequent and violent, the family moves to New York where Barbara's interests shift away from dancing and eventually take her back to her father and brother in Aran (publicized through the picture). Human interest material of a strange adolescent period, dominated by a mother who found bootlegging no reason for relaxing discipline, lightened by Irish humor. Can't see much reason for being, except as an overflow of a volatile nature which must set down eager reminiscences before clearing the brush away for more mature writing.

Pub Date: Sept. 22, 1937

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Coward McCann

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 1, 1937