Books tagged: westward migration

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Follow The Sun
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
In the early1800s, Sean Eaton is forced to flee Ireland. Arriving in Boston with nothing but the clothes on his back, he is forced into servitude. Escaping, Sean heads west in search of freedom, and falls in love with a Mohegan girl. Together they follow the sun in search of a place where they can raise their family in freedom and offer their children a better future.
River Passage
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Inspired by a true story: The river journey was supposed to take four weeks. Instead, more than four months after they left, a ragtag group of survivors limped into Fort Nashborough with a harrowing tale. They'd faced Indian attacks, disease, near starvation. Some were captured... some killed... and some lived to tell the tale.
The Westering
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
Irish Gandy Dancer: A tale of building the Transcontinental Railroad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
John McGlinchey, a young Irish transplant from County Donegal finds little opportunity in South Philadelphia during Reconstruction era America. Determined to find work he joins hundreds of his countrymen in one of the greatest engineering quests of the time, building the Trans-Continental Railroad.