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Jim Lacey

Jim Lacey grew up in Brooklyn, New York, in the Golden Age before the Dodgers abandoned Ebbets Field. He was the victim of a classical education under the auspices of the Jesuits at Brooklyn Prep and St. Peter's College, where he majored in philosophy, English, and (well, almost) mathematics. After a year at the University of Bern, Switzerland, Jim became the first teaching assistant in the English department at Boston College. With an M.A. almost in hand, he did a stint as an artillery officer...See more