Title: Famine Ships : The Irish Exodus to America
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1997
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition.
FINE/FINE copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000518
Synopsis: A readable popular history, complemented by color paintings, passenger lists, and other memorabilia, traces the history of the emigrants from Ireland's potato famine between 1846 and 1851, highlighting the compelling stories of individuals. 12,500 first printing.
About the Author: Edward Laxton is of Irish descent. He was the news editor of England's D aily Express and Daily Mirror for nearly thirty years. The Famine Ships is his second book. He lives in England.
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