1916

1916

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At age fifteen, Ned Halloran lost both of his parents--and almost his own life--when the Titanic sank. Determined to keep what little he has, he returns to his homeland of Ireland and enrolls at Saint Edna's school in Dublin. Saint Edna's headmaster is the renowned scholar and poet, Patrick Pearse--who is soon to gain greater fame as a rebel and patriot. Ned becomes deeply involved with the growing revolution . . . and the sacrifices it will demand. Through Ned's eyes, Morgan Llywelyn's 1916 examines the Irish fight for freedom--inspired by poets and schoolteachers, fueled by a desperate desire for independence, and played out in the historic streets of Dublin against the background of World War I. It is a story of the brave men and heroic women who, for a few unforgettable days, managed to hold out against the might of the British Empire. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.Going to their bedroom, she opened the mirrored door of the mahogany wardrobe that faced the bed. Kathleen did not like having a mirror reflecting everything that happened in the bed. If anything, it made her more inhibited than she was.


Title:1916
Author: Morgan Llywelyn
Publisher:Farrar, Straus, and Giroux - 2010-04-01
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