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    Sean Kelly is umpteenth-generation Canadian-Irish. He left teaching to edit the National Lampoon. He writes for children's television (Noddy and Friends) and is co-author of several books, including Saints Preserve Us!, Who in Hell . . . , and Boom Baby Moon.

    Rosemary Rogers, who lives in Manhattan, is the co-author of Saints Preserve Us!, Who in Hell . . . , and Boomer Babes. Both of her parents were born in Ireland.
    Luck has nothing to do with it!

    Of course you want to be Irish. Look what it did for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sinead, Maeve Binchy, Roddy Doyle, JFK, Seamus Heaney, Angela's Ashes, and all those Riverdancers. But until now, the secrets of how to be Irish have been hidden in a Celtic Twilight of blather and blarney.

    Now this easy-to-read (with plenty o' pictures) handbook dares to tell you:

    How to have an Irish name
    How to talk, look, and act Irish
    How to vote Irish
    How to have thin skin, a terrible temper, and the gift of gab

    Whether you're proudly Irish, anti-Irish, fallen-away Irish, or would-be Irish--that is to say, if you're a living, breathing human being--How to Be Irish is for you.

    Learn (to your surprise) who's really Irish and who's only passing!

    Discover (to your astonishment) your own underground Irish roots!

    And brace yourself, Bridget, for the shocking (if brief) history of Irish-American sex!


    ISBN 9780375752360
    Genre HUMOR / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 179
    Publisher Date 1999-03-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Villard Books
    Copyright Year 1999
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.35 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle (Even If You Already Are)
    Edition Number 1
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Kelly, Sean

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