Frankford, Delaware, Author Publishes New Book
Frankford, Delaware October 13, 2012 Entertainment News(PRLEAP.COM) "The Irish Warrior," a new book by Margaret Gallagher Colbert, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.
The life story of Marty Gallagher, the cocky Irishman from Washington, D.C., and his meteoric rise to fame as Washington's own Heavyweight of Foggy Bottom during the height of the Depression, is told with love and admiration through the eyes of his oldest daughter, Margaret. News articles of the time have documented Marty's wildly successful boxing career, but it is the stories that have been passed down and shared among family members that tell the real story of Marty Gallagher, a devoted son, husband, and gather who worked his way through the ranks to realize his dream of becoming a boxing champion. Reminisce with Margaret as she retells the stories that made Marty Gallagher a symbol of hope and optimism during America's toughest times. According to an old friend, Marty "fought the toughest and best heavyweights in the toughest and best era of boxing" to become one of the most admired boxers of his time.
About the Author:
Margaret Gallagher Colbert resides in Frankford, Delaware, with her second husband, Edward. Between them they have five children, eleven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Margaret works as the manager of Deer Run Golf Club and is involved in a number of community organizations, including the Hamlet Homeowners Association, the Hamlet Women's Club, and the Ocean City, Maryland, Chamber of Commerce. Margaret enjoys jogging, biking, kayaking, golfing, and spending time with her grandchildren.
"The Irish Warrior" is a 214-page paperback with a retail price of $20.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-1312-8. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.dorrancebookstore.com.