The Harbor Boys: A Memoir

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From the author of The Speckled People, one of the most lyrical and powerful memoirs of recent times, comes an exploration of another crucial moment in his early life: the summer he spent working at a harbor close to his home in Dublin, at a time of tremendous unrest. As a boy, Hugo Hamilton felt a strong desire "to have no past behind me," to be rid of the confused identity he had inherited from his German mother and Irish father, and to cut the tether that connected him to their collective memory. But listening to stories ...

The Harbor Boys: A Memoir 2007, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060784690

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The Harbor Boys: A Memoir 2006, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060784676

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