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Thomas Meagher:
The Immortal Irishman

In the following excerpt from Timothy Egan’s new book on Thomas Meagher, the legendary Irishman arrives in New York City having escaped from the Tasmanian prison colony where he had been banished for his part in the failed 1848 rebellion. He had seen half the world from a ship’s deck, and yet nothing prepared himRead more..