Irish eyes are smiling in Savannah. On March 17, more than 400,000 people flock to Savannah, Georgia, to join in the city's legendary St. Patrick's Day festivities. Since a flood of Irish immigrants started settling in Savannah during the early 1800s, the city has never looked at St. Patrick's Day the same way. With azaleas in bloom and kelly green as far as the eye can see, the famous paradethe nation's second largest, rivaling that of New York Cityis the city's biggest party of the year. With more than 100 lively photographs, anecdotes, and facts, this beautiful book is a true celebration of St. Patrick's Day in the south.
|Publisher:||Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Janice Shay, owner of the book-packaging company Pinafore Press, is an award-winning book designer who has produced cookbooks and art, garden, gift, and children’s books. For her efforts in design, Shay received the Comstock Award and the Jane Addams Peace Prize for Children’s Literature. She is the vice-president of the Publishers Association of the South and has served as an art director for magazines such as Rodale’s Scuba Diving and Atlanta Magazine. Shay lives in Savannah, Georgia.
Polly Powers Stramm is a columnist for the Savannah Morning News, an award-winning writer, and a longtime Savannah resident. She is the author of several books on Savannah culture and cuisine, and her work has appeared in USA Today, Time, Newsweek, and People.
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