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Charming Billy

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Farrar Straus and Giroux,
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1st ed.
Everyone loved him. If you knew Billy at all, then you loved him. The late Billy Lynch's family and friends, a party of forty-seven, gather at a small bar and grill somewhere in the Bronx to remember better times in good company, and to redeem the pleasure of a drink or two from the miserable thing that a drink had become in Billy's life. His widow, Maeve, is there and everyone admires the way she is holding up, just as they always admired the way she cared for Billy after the alcohol had ruined him. But one cannot think of Billy Lynch's life, one's own relentless affection for him, without saying at some point, "There was that girl. The Irish girl". And one can't help but think that the real story of his life lay there.
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subject_facet Alcoholics -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Families -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Irish Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction
title_display Charming Billy
title_full Charming Billy / Alice McDermott
title_short Charming Billy
topic_facet Alcoholics, Domestic fiction, Families, Irish Americans