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Famine Ships : The Irish Exodus to America

Laxton, Edward

Published by Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1997
ISBN 10: 0805053131 / ISBN 13: 9780805053135
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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

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Edition: First Edition.

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FINE/FINE copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000518

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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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