Liam, An Irish Historical Saga
by Patricia Hegarty
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.