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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.


In the book [Malcolm Little] is an 18-year-old sandwich vendor on the Yankee Clipper train, which he was in real life, and is on his way to Harlem for the first time, and he is going to try to make his way in the big city.

- Kevin Baker
Striver's Row


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