Books tagged: famine relief

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Famine in Kilrush - An Inquiry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
December 1849, Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland. A Reporter has been despatched to investigate reports of distress and starvation. It is the period now known as The Great Irish Famine. There is no food, no shelter and the Board of Guardians, charged with relieving distress, have run out of money.
The Future Seed
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short story. John and Margaret Posvar, American Midwest farmers, keep alive the values sent down by their ancestors from the Old World. Their neighbors become hostile when they befriend new, foreign neighbors, then send a portion of their harvest to overseas relief. The Posvars' charity enriches their family's world view, but the local backlash threatens to bankrupt and disinherit them.