Bridget’s Black ’47

Bridget’s Black ’47

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Bridget Quinlan is a spirited 13-year-old when the Irish potato famine of the 1840s shatters her life. Although her home is a hovel with few possessions, her family survives as long as her father can grow a good crop of potatoes on his small piece of land. Tragedy strikes when crops fail and typhus spreads, killing one of the boys in her school and then her brother, Rory.

With soldiers evicting the ill and unemployed, the Quinlans are forced to accept the offer of… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Dundurn Press (June 22, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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