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Wandering Potatoes

Margaret Blanchard

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ISBN 10: 0595261558 / ISBN 13: 9780595261550
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314 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.9in.Wandering Potatoes focuses on life choices made by five women in an Irish-American family: Kate ONeill, who in 1839, marries, against her fathers will, and emigrates to America; Brigid, daughter of Kate, who travels west in 1877 with her husband and children to witness the death of Crazy Horse; Eileen, Brigids daughter, who in 1900 leaves an Oregon convent after ten years as a nun; Helen, Eileens daughter, who sails in 1949 across an ocean with four children to join her husband; and Katie, daughter of Helen, who in 1969 turns her back on marriage to join political movements for civil and equal rights. Based on stories passed on from mother to daughter, this novel provides a peoples history of Irish famine and immigration, the Civil War, the Indian Wars, women roles at the turn of the century, the Korean War, global expansion, the womens movement. Through these lives of adventurous women in one Irish-American family weave themes of oppression, discrimination, courage, compassion, integrity, the challenges of bridging differences and the contradictions of being both deprived and privileged, oppressed and oppressor, characteristic of American history. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595261550

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Title: Wandering Potatoes

Publisher: iUniverse

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Wandering Potatoes focuses on life choices made by five women in an Irish-American family: Kate ONeill, who in 1839, marries, against her fathers will, and emigrates to America; Brigid, daughter of Kate, who travels west in 1877 with her husband and children to witness the death of Crazy Horse; Eileen, Brigids daughter, who in 1900 leaves an Oregon convent after ten years as a nun; Helen, Eileens daughter, who sails in 1949 across an ocean with four children to join her husband; and Katie, daughter of Helen, who in 1969 turns her back on marriage to join political movements for civil and equal rights. Based on stories passed on from mother to daughter, this novel provides a peoples history of Irish famine and immigration, the Civil War, the Indian Wars, women roles at the turn of the century, the Korean War, global expansion, the womens movement. Through these lives of adventurous women in one Irish-American family weave themes of oppression, discrimination, courage, compassion, integrity, the challenges of bridging differences and the contradictions of being both deprived and privileged, oppressed and oppressor, characteristic of American history.

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Poet, novelist, photographer, professor, Margaret Blanchard has published one novel, Hatching, two books on intuition, The Rest of the Deer and Restoring the Orchard, one book of poetry, Duet, and edited books on intuitive language, cancer, and transformative learning. Her poetry was published in Unlacing: Ten Irish-American Women Poets.

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