Books tagged: coffin ships

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Family Pryde
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,380. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
From mayhem to moguls, FAMILY PRYDE is the gripping, action adventure of escape and banishment from civilized Britain into the wild heyday of American expansionism. This is the sweeping saga of what made America great.
The Coffin Ship
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A woman and her two young daughters on a ship filled with starving, dying Irish emigrants encounters a bigger challenge than an unknown future in America when she is faced with saving the life of two people: the captain's wife, and a recalcitrant English lord fleeing a murder charge.
The Blight
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Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Blight is a poem commemorating the irish potato famine that occurred between 1845-1852 where entire families emigrated to Canada and the U.S. The entire country is said to have decreased in population by 20% due to the fleeing families and starvation. With a staggering total death count estimated at 1 million.
The Great Famine - Ireland 1847 to 1851
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Great Famine in Ireland is the most the most reviled, and yet the most formative event in modern Irish History. What was the Famine? What caused it? Why did so many die, or leave if they could? I look at these questions I give my take on all this, and then I look at those notorious evictions, and finally comment on the long term impact on Ireland, how it was changed, and changed forever.
Liam, An Irish Historical Saga
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Liam, a young boy grows up in Connemara at the time of the Great Famine, 1840's. He and his family suffer great deprivation and want. The land is held by the English. Love and marriage promise happiness. Risking deportation or being shot, he poaches game and steals to keep his family alive. The potato blight removes any hope of survival. Emigration and the New World beckon him.