Born in County Cork and raised primarily in Limerick, Ireland, Fitz-James O'Brien moved to New York City in 1852.
This collection of popular stories originally published in The Atlantic Monthly includes such well-known texts as Rebecca Harding Davis's "Life in the Iron-Mills" and Edward Everett Hale's "The Man Without a Country." It also includes stories by fellow Pfaffians Bayard Taylor ("Friend Eli's Daughter") and Fitz-James O'Brien ("The Diamond Lens").
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