Peter Behrens discusses his new novel, The O’Briens, a family story that spans half a century. It begins with Joe O’Brien, the grandson of a potato-famine emigrant, and a backwoods boy, railroad magnate, and patriarch. The novel tells the story of a man, a marriage, and a family.
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