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Herveus - A Hers To Save Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
This short story tells the tale of a young Herveus. The only person he has in the world is his sister Emmeline. In a place where the poor are overlooked, they have to scrounge for each scrap of food. Herveus sister is very ill and at only 6 summers old Herveus takes the only action he can to try to save her.
Past-Forward: A Three-Decade and Three-Thousand-Mile Journey Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,020. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
"Past-Forward" is the non-fiction account of the thirty-year search for the author's Irish ancestral roots. The book, written in the form of a letter to the author's grandmother Kate, tells both the story of the thirty-year search itself along with the discovered tale of Kate’s Irish ancestors,and their flight to America during the Great Famine and life as new Americans in the 19th century.