Back of the Hack

Back of the Hack Kathleen Clifford was reared in the Liberties of the s and s and went on to raise a family Always an avid reader with an interest in Dublin history it occurred to her that she could write her o

  • Title: Back of the Hack
  • Author: Kathleen Clifford
  • ISBN: 9781906353407
  • Page: 139
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kathleen Clifford was reared in the Liberties of the 1950s and 60s and went on to raise a family.Always an avid reader with an interest in Dublin history, it occurred to her that she could write her own personal history of growing up in the heart of Dublin.Life was often hard but it never lacked drama from the men in the Iveagh Hostel who ranged from the sad, to the philKathleen Clifford was reared in the Liberties of the 1950s and 60s and went on to raise a family.Always an avid reader with an interest in Dublin history, it occurred to her that she could write her own personal history of growing up in the heart of Dublin.Life was often hard but it never lacked drama from the men in the Iveagh Hostel who ranged from the sad, to the philosophical, to the downright mad from Annie, a sometime prostitute who slept on concrete steps outside the family s flat from Uncle Mick who loved cowboy films but when drunk thought he was Crazy Horse from the author s fiery mother and quiet father, and their blazing rows over money spent in the pub.Funny, sad, touching this memorable picture of a time and a place in Dublin is angry too, at the cruelty of authority to those at the bottom of the heap back of the Hack.

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      Published :2019-08-03T20:56:32+00:00

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  • If you want to know what life in Dublin was like back in the 1950s and 1960s, this is a book you need to read. Especially for the existence of those at the bottom of the ladder, or 'back of the hack', where striving to have at least one meal a day was an everyday struggle.With humour, passion and finely tuned rage, the author details vignettes from her life and those around her; the children playing 'chaneys' and shop, the lads in toss schools, the unfortunate men living in the Iveagh Hostel or [...]


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