Who is Bill Cooney? Is he a poet, a madman, a former candidate for the priesthood, a son of one of the most prosperous and well-liked men in the tiny town of Kilbeggan, Ireland, an apple thief, a man spared three times from certain death, a gadfly, a fearless Saxon warrior, a student of medicine at Trinity College, a truck driver, a store clerk, an insurance inspector, a night watchman, a businessman, a writer of hundreds of unpublished puns, a husband, a father, a grandfather, an animal lover? Yes, and he's also the author of this memoir.
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Luck was a Stranger based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
William R. Cooney¿s memoir, LUCK WAS A STRANGER, is the delightful story of one man¿s life. From growing up in Ireland (where he also went to seminary school and almost became a priest) to his immigrating first to Canada and then to America, where he planned to make a fresh start of it, this is a fascinating story throughout. Cooney has an engrossing and entertaining style, which is often very funny. He certainly is quite the character! But there¿s also tragedy here as well. The full spectrum of human experience. I definitely recommend it. An enjoyable read!