September 25, 2011 An Author Event Book Signing and Reception “Echoes in the Gangway” by Joe Murphy ’61

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Joe Murphy’s 300 page book: “Echoes in the Gangway”, showcases growing up in a large Irish Catholic family, in the parish of St. Leo the Great, attending Leo High School, enjoying living in a vital, thriving community….and being part of the pride in the 50’s of having the Original South Side Irish Parade within its midst. Joe’s book is a neat book; filled with nostalgia and many remembrances of times, past…

An Author Event
Book Signing and Reception
“Echoes in the Gangway”
By: Joe Murphy ‘61

Sunday, September 25, 2011
Ridge Historical Society
10621 S. Seeley Avenue, Chicago


All are welcome and invited.
Tickets are $10.00 for non-members of
RHS and $7.00 for members of RHS

First-come, First-served as space is limited. Persons may call RHS at 773-881-1675
for reservations.


  1. marcianne Zajeski says

    Fantastic journey back in time. My dad, Zajeski ,with the even though name at Notre Dame, has been gone more than 20 years and he never had a chance to tell us his stories . This felt like a glimpse into Chicago south side life in the 50s that holds universally true and certainly explains the values by which we were raised and the thrill of life that was passed down to our generation. Thank you.

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