Fields of Home Children of the Famine
Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna
Illustrated by Donald Teskey, P. J. Lynch
Part of the Children of the famine Series
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Fields of Home Children of the Famine by Marita Conlon-McKennaThe final book in the famine trilogy For Eily, Michael and Peggy the memory of the famine is still strong. But Mary-Brigid, Eily's first child, has the future to look forward to. What kind of future is it? Ireland is in turmoil, with evictions, burnings, secret meetings, fights over land. Eily and her family may be thrown off their farm. Michael may lose his job in the big house. And Peggy, in America, feels trapped in her role as a maid. Will they ever have land and a home they can call their own? Eily, Michael and Peggy have once shown great courage. Now this courage is called on again ...The other titles in the Famine trilogy are Under the Hawthorn Tree and Wildflower Girl. A study guide to Under the Hawthorn tree is also available.
's Books 'three novels which, in my opinion, must be counted among the very highest achievements of contemporary children's writing - from Ireland or elsewhere'
'brings to a satisfying conclusion one of the undoubted achievements of contemporary Irish children's literature'
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About the Author
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O'Brien Press Ltd
1st February 1997
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