SHEEHAN'S MILL by John Henry Reese


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Lou Foy's story was one of robust power, evident integrity, misdirected virility, as he broke with the farming community of which he could not be a part, and faced the censure of his fellow Irish and neighbor farmers, and went to town to work in an offal mill, where he speedily dominated the group that met there, Irish, Jews, immigrants of all kinds. The events and characters in one man's turbulent life, in a community typical of the turn of the century, the influx of immigrants, the lusty maleness of it all, as Lou takes a downward course, ending only when he dies to save a friendly enemy. Suggest the Old Jules market -- though not in that class.

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1943
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran