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A Great Feast of Light

Growing Up Irish in the Television Age

by John Doyle

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • 1957-,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Doyle, John,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8141651M
    ISBN 100786718145
    ISBN 109780786718146


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Funny, insightful, and engaging, A Great Feast of Light begins in the A Great Feast of Light book town of Nenagh, where young John's father purchased the family's first television inand ends in with the Pope's historic visit to the Emerald Isle, the appearance of "Dallas" on Irish TV, and twenty-two-year-old John's escape to North :   “Feast is a delicious memoir unlike any other.” —HelloGiggles “I’ve just read Feast: True Love in and out of the Kitchen, food writer Hannah Howard’s book about coming of age in the New York food scene with an eating disorder.

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Toronto Globe and Mail television columnist Doyle debuts with a memoir featuring, among other things, an account of what he watched on the telly in the old country.

As a lad in Tipperary, young John witnessed the advent of TV in Ireland. For him, puberty and modern A Great Feast of Light book arrived simultaneously: Bat Masterson and The Donna Reed Show, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

and Get Smart gave way only to. Funny, insightful, and always engaging, this illuminating story of a boy and a country transformed by television is indeed a "great feast of light." Unknown to me, on.

Celebrated TV critic John Doyle has penned an Irish memoir that gives a portrait of a boy and his country transformed by television. Funny, insightful, and engaging, A Great Feast of Light begins in the small town of Nenagh, where young John's father purchased the family's first television inand ends in with the Pope's historic visit to the Emerald Isle, the appearance of "Dallas Brand: Hachette Books.

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