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The Flight of the Wretched:
A Journey to the New World

Written by
Michael E McCarthy

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246 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874276
$19.95 CA

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About the Book A young Irish farmer must face the reality of a grim future, starvation, and a corrupt justice system in the mid-1800s. During his flight from a seemingly hopeless situation, he meets a young woman who is also fleeing her own personal demons, and together they seek substance, love and survival in a new and unfamiliar world. Their journey presents a challenge to their personal values, determination and place in the world.

In America, where ethnic and cultural discrimination precede their arrival, 19th-century immigrations must face familiar prejudice in a land that promises equality for all.

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About the Author Michael E McCarthy
Michael McCarthy published his first historical novel From Cork to the New World in 2009 and his second novel The Flight of the Wretched in 2011. Both stories chronicle Irish immigration in the 1800s. He has published articles for NorthEast Colleges and Universities Security Association´s (NECUSA) The Clipboard and the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators´ (IACLEA) Campus Law Enforcement Journal. In his spare time, Mike and his wife, Ann, enjoy their grandchildren, kayaking and camping.

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