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paperback edition of the long awaited Duffy family history is
now available through dozens of online retailers. ISBN:
978-0978585310, 300 pages including 32 b+w photos, RRP $20/£11/€16.
hardcover edition, exclusive to the Duffy family, has been produced
and as of the end of November 2006 shipped to New York, Dublin,
Toronto, Berlin and the U.K, for private distribution around the
Christmas holidays. (200 copies, handbound by Meyers
Bookbinders, Auburn N.Y.).
has so far received very positive feedback from any who have read
even part of it. Martin remains objective in his telling of
the family struggles and accomplishments of a hundred years, and
tells the story with honesty and humor. Chock with heartening
anecdotes of the family overcoming the hardships of their era,
Martin describes his book as "an antidote to the misery of
Filmmaker and author Peter Sheridan (44: Dublin Made Me)
calls it "a book as funny as it is unpretentious, as true as it is
colourful, and as skilful as it is readable." Galway writer
and auteur Bob Quinn calls it "... a family saga as important as any
history of the House of Windsor."
paperback is available direct through the publisher at
Press, or via
Barnes & Noble,
Powells. The paperback can by ordered in Ireland through
the Eason's website,
Myspace page for Barney and Molly is attracting hundreds of the
Duffy diaspora from as far off as Malaysia and Australia to get
together to read excerpts of the book, which will be posted each
Friday. Family members are particularly encouraged to join
If you are
a bookseller interested in stocking this title or any other by Martin
[email protected] for information on trade discounts.