My Father Left Me Ireland

By Michael Brendan Dougherty


The perfect gift for parents this Father’s Day: a beautiful, gut-wrenching memoir of Irish identity, fatherhood, and what we owe to the past. “A heartbreaking and redemptive book, written with courage and grace.” -J.D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy “…a lovely little book.” -Ross Douthat, The New York TimesThe child of an Irish man and an Iri…


Published date: April 30, 2019
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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I wasn’t quite prepared for how affecting, provocative and deeply humane @michaelbd’s new book is, but I really recommend it. Here’s a great excerpt: