By Elizabeth Massie
America as noticeable throughout the eyes of its younger founders.
Seventeen-year-old Patrick O'Neall desires of going to school sooner or later and changing into a recognized writer--until information arrives of his father's dying in a spot known as Gettysburg. pressured off their farm, the kin migrates north, hoping to discover paintings within the booming mill cities of business New England. What they locate within the manufacturing facility city of Leeland isn't a greater existence, yet drudgery and poverty and heartache. Patrick and his relations needs to paintings lengthy hours in risky stipulations for depressing pay. they're no at an advantage than slaves.
Patrick's good friend has came upon a shortcut to the great lifestyles: robbing the rich mill vendors. And he wishes Patrick to affix his gang.
Patrick needs to decide on. He desires to think in the US because the land of chance, yet is the cost of his dream too high?
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1870: Not With Our Blood: A Novel of the Irish in America (Young Founders) by Elizabeth Massie