The Famine Ships

The Famine Ships

by Edward Laxton

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The Famine Ships by Edward Laxton

Between 1846 and 1851 more than a million Irish people, the famine claimed a million lives. The Famine Ships tells the sory of the courage and determination of those who crossed the Atlantic in leaky, overcrowded saiilng ships and made new lives for themselves, among them William Ford, father of Henry Ford, and twenty-six-year-old Patrick Kennedy, great-grandfather of John F. Kennedy.

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ISBN-13: 9781408884003
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 08/25/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 15 MB
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About the Author

Edward Laxton is of Irish descent. He was the news editor of England's Daily Express and Daily Mirror for nearly thirty years. This is his second book. He lives in England.

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