The Hungry Road

Written By Marita Conlon-McKenna
The Hungry Road
  • Publsiher : Random House
  • Release : 09 January 2020
  • ISBN : 1473508592
  • Pages : 416 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Hungry Road written by Marita Conlon-McKenna which was release on 09 January 2020, this book published by Random House. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The No.1 bestselling novel of the Great Irish Famine from one of Ireland's most beloved writers Ireland's hopes for freedom are dashed with the arrival of a deadly potato blight that strikes terror in the heart of its people. 1845. Seamstress Mary Sullivan's dreams of a better future are shattered as she looks out over their ruined crop. Refusing to give in to despair, she must use every ounce of courage and strength to protect her family as they fight to survive. Dr Dan Donovan is Medical Officer to the Skibbereen Union. The arrival of 'The Hunger' soon brings starving men, women and children crowding into the town and the workhouse, desperate for assistance. Fr John Fitzpatrick's faith is tested by the suffering that surrounds him as his pleas for help fall on deaf ears. Inspired by true Irish heroes, The Hungry Road is the heartbreaking story of the Great Irish Famine told by one of Ireland's best loved writers. __________ 'Compelling ... An essential book' Sunday Times 'Heartbreaking and powerful' Her.ie 'Gripping' Business Post 'Captivating' Sunday Independent 'Powerful ... illustrate[s] the enormity of the tragedy' Irish Independent

The Hungry Road

The Hungry Road
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2020-01-09
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : The No.1 bestselling novel of the Great Irish Famine from one of Ireland's most beloved writers Ireland's hopes for freedom are dashed with the arrival of a deadly potato blight that strikes terror in the heart of its people. 1845. Seamstress Mary Sullivan's dreams of a better future are shattered as ...

The Hungry Road

The Hungry Road
  • Author : Geoffrey Uther Ellis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1930
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : Download or read online The Hungry Road written by Geoffrey Uther Ellis, published by which was released on 1930. Get The Hungry Road Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Magdalen

The Magdalen
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2014-08-28
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : Esther Doyle is a young Irish girl growing up in a small fishing community in Connemara in the 1950s. Her life is a stable one, bound by the slow rhythms of farming life and the joy of looking after her handicapped sister Nonie. But her existence is horribly changed when ...

The Hungry Road

The Hungry Road
  • Author : Jacqueline Bailey
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Total pages : 117
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : It is within these pages you will find etchings not just of my tears, hopes and dreams, but of others who have sent their whispers through the wind. Upon collective currents they glide, finding a resting place within thses pages, and in honor I write. For it is "The Hungry ...

Fields of Home

Fields of Home
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : The O'Brien Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-16
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : The 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. ...

Under the Hawthorn Tree

Under the Hawthorn Tree
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : The O'Brien Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : The first book in the famine trilogy Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book. The phenomenal success of this original and enthralling book is celebrated with this beautiful hardback gift edition. This novel has become a classic for young readers worldwide. Under the Hawthorn Tree continues to ...

Wildflower Girl

Wildflower Girl
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : The O'Brien Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : The second book in the famine trilogy At seven, Peggy made a terrifying journey through famine-stricken Ireland. Now thirteen, and determined to make a new life for herself, she sets off alone across the Atlantic to America. Will she ever see her family again? An extraordinary story of courage, independence ...

The Blue Horse

The Blue Horse
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : The O'Brien Press
  • Release Date : 2012-09-14
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : A remarkable story of growing up in extraordinary circumstances that will touch the hearts of all readers. Katie's whole world is turned upside down when her family's home is destroyed by fire. Everything they had is gone, and instead of pulling together it seems as though her family is falling ...

No Goodbye

No Goodbye
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : The O'Brien Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-16
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : It's hard to pretend that everything is normal when your whole life has been turned upside down ... 'She's gone!' The letter said she needed time to be herself again. But what does that mean? Greg and Lucy, at fourteen and twelve, act cool and responsible when their mother leaves. ...

Safe Harbour

Safe Harbour
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : The O'Brien Press
  • Release Date : 2012-08-29
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : Sophie and Hugh are left homeless when their house is bombed during the London Blitz. Their mother is seriously injured and their Dad is away fighting, so the children are sent to their grandfather in Ireland. Sophie is scared - they have never met grandfather but his letters cause such ...

The Hungry 5

The Hungry 5
  • Author : Steven W. Booth,Harry Shannon
  • Publisher : Genius Book Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-02-27
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : Sheriff Penny Miller of Flat Rock, Nevada, has always done her duty. On the first night of the zombie apocalypse, she swore an oath to protect her friends from the ravenous hordes. However, now that the virus is rapidly spreading to the rest of the country it has become clear ...

A Girl Called Blue

A Girl Called Blue
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : The O'Brien Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-15
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : Larch Hill is the only home Blue knows. She arrived there just a few days old, wrapped in a blue blanket. Her one hope is to find her mother or father and have a family of her own. Fostered out several times, Blue finds it difficult to fit in. Is ...

In Deep Dark Wood

In Deep Dark Wood
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : The O'Brien Press
  • Release Date : 2013-06-07
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : The mysterious arrival of Bella Blackwell, 'The Bird Woman', to the village of Ballyglen disturbs the peace and quiet of the Murphy household next door. Granny Rose is suspicious of Bella, and Rory doesn't trust her, but ten-year-old Mia falls under the old woman's spell. Bella tells Mia of a ...

The Hungry Earth

The Hungry Earth
  • Author : Seán Kenny
  • Publisher : Wolfhound Press (IE)
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : Turlough Walsh is a high-earning yuppie accountant - nice car, nice kids, nice Dublin house. The boss admires his cutthroat approach to personnel management - squeezing the utmost from 'human resources'. He's getting places - some call it succeeding - and this involves keeping others down. Not that it bothers ...

The Hungry Tigress

The Hungry Tigress
  • Author : Rafe Martin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 1473508592
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Summary : Features a collection of Buddhist tales with themes of wisdom, nonviolence, environmentalism, and respect for life. Combines ancient story traditions with contemporary thought, displaying the relevance of the tales to modern times....