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The Graves Are Walking

Author : John Kelly  |  Pub Date : 2012-08-21  |  Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9780805095630
ISBN 13 : 0805095632

A magisterial account of one of the worst disasters to strike humankind--the Great Irish Potato Famine--conveyed as lyrical narrative history from the acclaimed author of The Great..



The Graves Are Walking

Author : John Kelly  |  Pub Date : 2012-11-29  |  Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571284436
ISBN 13 : 0571284434

The Irish famine that began in 1845 was one of the nineteenth century's greatest disasters. By its end, the island's population of eight million had shrunk by a third through starv..



The Famine Plot

Author : Tim Pat Coogan  |  Pub Date : 2012-11-27  |  Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781137045171
ISBN 13 : 1137045175

During a Biblical seven years in the middle of the nineteenth century, Ireland experienced the worst disaster a nation could suffer. Fully a quarter of its citizens either perished..



Black Potatoes

Author : Susan Campbell Bartoletti  |  Pub Date : 2014-07-29  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547530857
ISBN 13 : 0547530854

In 1845, a disaster struck Ireland. Overnight, a mysterious blight attacked the potato crops, turning the potatoes black and destroying the only real food of nearly six million peo..



Paddy S Lament Ireland 1846 1847

Author : Thomas Gallagher  |  Pub Date : 1987  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0156707004
ISBN 13 : 9780156707008

A shocking account of the great famine in Ireland, which sheds light on a bitter hatred for England that continues there today...



The Great Famine And The Irish Diaspora In America

Author : Arthur Gribben  |  Pub Date : 1999  |  Publisher : Univ of Massachusetts Press

ISBN 10 : 1558491732
ISBN 13 : 9781558491731

Between 1845 and 1855, nearly 1.5 million Irish women, men, and children sailed to America to escape the Great Famine, triggered by successive years of potato blight. The famine an..



All Standing

Author : Kathryn Miles  |  Pub Date : 2014-01-14  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451610154
ISBN 13 : 1451610157

The story of an infant born at sea highlights the efforts of crewpeople and passengers to secure the survival of Irish citizens fleeing from the potato famine through acts of heroi..