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Frank Delaney


Simple Courage
2006

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Frank Delaney is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Ireland as well as Tipperary and Simple Courage: A True Story of Peril on the Sea. A former judge for the Man Booker Prize, Delaney enjoyed a prominent career in BBC broadcasting before becoming a full-time writer. Born in Tipperary, Ireland, he now lives in New York City and Connecticut.


If you're learning the piano, you practice the piano nonstop in your house, and then you go to a concert. [But] you don't have parents and everybody else yelling and screaming when you hit the wrong note.

- Cal Ripken
Parenting Youth Athletes the Ripken Way


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