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Billy Boy Caught Between the Orange and the Green

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ISBN-10: 1493561707

ISBN-13: 9781493561704

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joyce D'Auria

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My father, he was Orange and me mother, she was Green.Oh, it is the biggest mix-up that you have ever seen.So goes the song. Billy Boy lives this dilemma, caught between the Orange and the Green in "The most Catholic town in Scotland" where fights break out between the sects, especially when the men have been paid at the pit or the foundry.BILLY BOY is set in Whifflet, an industrial village in the Scottish Lowlands, near Glasgow. In 1865, a young Irish Catholic woman gives birth to Billy in the Old Monkland Poorhouse. Before she dies, she tells the priest that her son's father is the lateWilliam Maclure, a prominent Orangeman. Billy's Aunt Maggie saves him from the orphanage, raises him…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 12/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 330
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English