[Item #63174] The Young McDermott. SOCIAL FICTION, Edward McSORLEY, IRISH-AMERICANS.

The Young McDermott

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1949. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 293pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in lightly rubbed dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $3.00 on front flap); Very Good or better. Contemporary ink ownership inscription inside front cover.

The Rhode Island author's second novel. Like his first, the best-selling Our Own Kind (1946), the present work focuses on the theme of Irish-American working class life in New England, also incorporating elements of post-war New England labor history, dealing particularly with the exploitation of Portuguese-American workers in Rhode Island textile mills.

Price: $50.00

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