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'The Story of Chicago May': An Irish Life

Oct 22, 2005 (Weekend Edition Saturday)

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In The Story of Chicago May, Irish author Nuala O'Faolain tells the true story of a young Irish woman who steals her family's money and runs off to America, where she begins a life of crime at the turn of the 20th century. O'Faolain talks with Scott Simon about the book.

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