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Andrew M. Greeley

Andrew M. Greeley
Jane Silvestrii

Priest, sociologist, author and journalist, Father Andrew M. Greeley built an international assemblage of devout fans over a career spanning five decades. His books include the Bishop Blackie Ryan novels, including The Archbishop in Andalusia, the Nuala Anne McGrail novels, including Irish Tweed, and The Cardinal Virtues. He was the author of over 50 best-selling novels and more than 100 works of non-fiction, and his writing has been translated into 12 languages.Father Greeley was a Professor of Sociology at the University of Arizona and a Research Associate with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago. In addition to scholarly studies and popular fiction, for many years he penned a weekly column appearing in the Chicago Sun-Times and other newspapers. He was also a frequent contributor to The New York Times, the National Catholic Reporter, America and Commonweal, and was interviewed regularly on national radio and television. He authored hundreds of articles on sociological topics, ranging from school desegregation to elder sex to politics and the environment.Throughout his priesthood, Father Greeley unflinchingly urged his beloved Church to become more responsive to evolving concerns of Catholics everywhere. His clear writing style, consistent themes and celebrity stature made him a leading spokesperson for generations of Catholics. He chronicled his service to the Church in two autobiographies, Confessions of a Parish Priest and Furthermore!In 1986, Father Greeley established a $1 million Catholic Inner-City School Fund, providing scholarships and financial support to schools in the Chicago Archdiocese with a minority student body of more than 50 percent. In 1984, he contributed a $1 million endowment to establish a chair in Roman Catholic Studies at the University of Chicago. He also funded an annual lecture series, “The Church in Society,” at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein, Illinois, from which he received his S.T.L. in 1954.Father Greeley received many honors and awards, including honorary degrees from the National University of Ireland at Galway, the University of Arizona and Bard College. A Chicago native, he earned his M.A. in 1961 and his Ph.D. in 1962 from the University of Chicago.Father Greeley was a penetrating student of popular culture, deeply engaged with the world around him, and a lifelong Chicago sports fan, cheering for the Bulls, Bears and the Cubs. Born in 1928, he died in May 2013 at the age of 85.

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Lord of the Dance
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Lord of the Dance

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

A classic tale by one of America's most beloved storytellers.

High in the cold skies above China, Daniel Farrell flew alone, a spy pilot on secret surveillance. It was to be his...

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Furthermore!
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Furthermore!

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Furthermore! is a novel by Andrew M. Greeley, a priest, distinguished sociologist and bestselling author.


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Irish Whiskey
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Irish Whiskey

Nuala Anne McGrail Novels

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Nuala Anne McGrail is almost more than any poor mortal man can handle without losing his sanity: her beauty causes shortness of breath in men of all ages, she's strong, she's smart, she's witty,...

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September Song
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September Song

Family Saga

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The enthralling third novel in the chronicle of the O'Malleys in the twentieth century.

The fourth of the O'Malley chronicles is narrated by the ravishing Rosemarie, dedicated wife of our intrepid...

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All About Women
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All About Women

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

You're in for an unforgettable experience when America's master storyteller turns his enormous narrative gifts to the passionate, haunting subject of the American woman, searching for--and often...

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Home for Christmas
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Home for Christmas

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Petey Pat Kane and Mariana Pia Pelligrino have been in love with each other their whole lives. But on a night that is supposed to be one of the best of their lives, Peter makes a choice that forces...

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The Cardinal Virtues
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The Cardinal Virtues

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Father Laurence O'Toole McAuliffe, the pastor of Saint Finian's parish in Forest Springs, is weary and worn out, his priesthood and faith in tatters. Once literally a bomb-throwing radical and then...

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The Bishop Goes to the University
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The Bishop Goes to the University

Bishop Blackie Ryan

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The irrepressible Bishop Blackwood Ryan returns as his Cardinal dispatches Blackie to The University on the South Side of Chicago to investigate a baffling locked-room mystery. Someone has assassinated...

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The Bishop and the Missing L Train
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The Bishop and the Missing L Train

Bishop Blackie Ryan

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Millions of Blackie Ryan fans will be thrilled with his return in this exciting novel of mystery and suspense. Bestselling novelist Andrew M. Greeley has captured the imagination of the mystery reading...

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Irish Crystal
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Irish Crystal

Nuala Anne McGrail Novels

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

"There's evil people around, Dermot love. . . . I knew about them even before me dream. Really evil people. Won't we have to fight them!"

This latest tale of Nuala Anne McGrail, the...

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Irish Lace
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Irish Lace

Nuala Anne McGrail Novels

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

The beautiful and fey--as they say in the Old Country--Nuala Anne McGrail uses her psychic abilities to help solve mysteries. But even she will admit with a smile that she couldn't do it without...

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A Midwinter's Tale
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A Midwinter's Tale

Family Saga

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Stationed in Bamberg, Germany, in the chaotic aftermath of WWII, pint-sized Charles "Chucky" Cronin O'Malley can't seem to keep himself out of harm's way. Whether it be with black marketeers, border...

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Younger Than Springtime
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Younger Than Springtime

Family Saga

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The bestselling author of A Midwinter's Tale returns with a heartfelt sequel

Father Andrew M. Greeley returns to the saga of the O'Malley family with his signature blend of humor,...

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Irish Tweed
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Irish Tweed

Nuala Anne McGrail Novels

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Countless readers have been delighted by Father Andrew M. Greeley's bestselling tales of Nuala Anne McGrail, a fey, Irish-speaking woman blessed with the gift of second sight, and her husband and...

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Home for Christmas
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Home for Christmas

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Andrew M. Greeley weaves a moving tale of redemption in the grand holiday tradition of It's A Wonderful Life

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Thy Brother's Wife
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Thy Brother's Wife

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The direction of Paul and Sean Cronin's lives was shaped the day their father, a self-made multimillionaire, decided that one of his boys would grow up to be a cardinal while the other would become...

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The Cardinal Sins
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The Cardinal Sins

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The Cardinal Sins ignited a worldwide sensation when it first appeared nearly thirty years ago. Selling more than three million copies, it launched Andrew M. Greeley's career as one of America's...

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Irish Tiger
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Irish Tiger

Nuala Anne McGrail Novels

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Wife, mother, lover, celebrated singer, and problem solver Nuala Anne McGrail has a tender side that she often shows to her devoted friends and family. But when those under her protection are in...

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The Magic Cup
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The Magic Cup

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Tor Fantasy

An Irish legend retold by the beloved New York Times bestselling author.

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Jesus
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Jesus

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

"We must begin our story of Jesus by granting him permission to surprise us endlessly...." ---from the Introduction

Jesus of Galilee taught through stories, which even today contain the power...

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Irish Linen
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Irish Linen

Nuala Anne McGrail Novels

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The perils of wartime add special urgency to latest mysteries being investigated by Nuala Anne McGrail and her adoring husband, Dermot Coyne. More than a little fey, Nuala has a well-deserved reputation...

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The Senator and the Priest
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The Senator and the Priest

Washington D.C.

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

One of America's most beloved storytellers, Father Andrew Greeley returns with an explosive novel about the corrosive political culture tearing apart America--and one man's family.
Tommy Moran,...

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The Bishop at the Lake
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The Bishop at the Lake

Bishop Blackie Ryan

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Matters of succession lead to attempted murder in the latest of Greeley's popular mysteries.

Archbishop Malachi Nolan has designs on the Diocese of Chicago despite the fact the Most Reverend...

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The Bishop in the West Wing
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The Bishop in the West Wing

Bishop Blackie Ryan

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

"See to it, Blackwood," says the Cardinal Archbishop of Chicago, and Blackie Ryan, the Cardinal's auxiliary bishop, doesn't exactly jump (he never jumps), rather he moseys down to Washington, D.C.,...

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Angel Fire
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Angel Fire

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Someone to watch over me? Sean Seamus Desmond, newly-announced Nobel Prize winner, relishes the unknowns of science, but a real-life mystery of love and passion. . . in the form of a beautiful woman...

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Summer at the Lake
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Summer at the Lake

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

For childhood friends Leo Kelly, Jane Devlin, and newly ordained "Packy" Keenan, the summers they spent at the lake together were times of pure magic. And no summer was more enchanting than the summer...

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A Christmas Wedding
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A Christmas Wedding

Family Saga

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

"Happy families are all alike," said Tolstoy, and the O'Malley's are one of the happiest, if slightly crazy, families in current fiction. A Christmas Wedding continues the saga of Chucky, the youngest...

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Irish Gold
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Irish Gold

Nuala Anne McGrail Novels

Andrew M. Greeley
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Bestselling novelist Andrew M. Greeley outdoes his previous triumphs with Irish Gold, a contemporary, fresh and exciting novel of suspense and love. Nuala Anne McGrail, a student at Dublin's...

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