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Redemption falls a novel

The American Civil War is ending. Eighteen years after the famine ship Star of the Sea docked at New York, the daughter of two of her passengers sets out from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on a walk across a devastated America. Eliza is searching for a young boy she has not seen in four years. His fate has been mysterious and will prove extraordinary.

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  • "1865. The Civil War is ending. Eighteen years after the Irish famine-ship Star of the Sea docked at New York, a daughter of its journey, Eliza Duane Mooney, sets out on foot from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, crossing a ravaged continent on a quest."
  • "The American Civil War is ending. Eighteen years after the famine ship Star of the Sea docked at New York, the daughter of two of her passengers sets out from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on a walk across a devastated America. Eliza is searching for a young boy she has not seen in four years. His fate has been mysterious and will prove extraordinary."@en
  • "As the bloody Civil War ends, teenager Eliza Mooney sets out on foot from Baton Rouge to find her brother and only remaining kin, 12-year-old Jeddo Mooney. The young drummer boy survived the war to become the surrogate son of General James O'Keefe, a man with a disreputable past and now acting governor of an untamed mountain territory."
  • "As the bloody Civil War ends, teenager Eliza Mooney sets out on foot from Baton Rouge to find her brother and only remaining kin, 12-year-old Jeddo Mooney. The young drummer boy survived the war to become the surrogate son of General James O'Keefe, a man with a disreputable past and now acting governor of an untamed mountain territory."
  • "En 1867, Redemption Falls, ville imaginaire, a pour gouverneur James O'Keeffe. Irlandais condamné pour avoir perpétré des attentats contre la Blanche Albion, il rencontre une riche héritière, Julia, mais leur lune de miel est de courte durée. O'Keeffe sombre dans l'alcool et flirte avec la folie, malgré l'adoption par le couple de Jeremiah Mooney, un adolescent violent."
  • "1865. The Civil War is ending. Eighteen years after the Irish famine-ship Star of the Sea docked at New York, a daughter of its journey, Eliza Duane Mooney, sets out on foot from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, crossing a ravaged continent on a quest. Eliza is searching for a young boy she has not seen in four years, one of the hundred thousand children drawn into the war. His fate has been mysterious and will prove extraordinary. It is a walk that will have consequences for many seemingly unconnected survivors: the stunning intellectual Lucia-Cruz McLelland, who deserts New York City to cast her fate with mercurial hero James Con O'Keeffe -- convict, revolutionary, governor of the desolate Western township of Redemption Falls; rebel guerilla Cole McLaurenson, who fuels his own gruesome Westward mission with the blind rage of an outlaw; runaway slave Elizabeth Longstreet, who turns resentment into grace in a Western wilderness where nothing is as it seems. O'Keeffe's career has seen astonishing highs and lows. Condemned to death in 1848 for plotting an insurrection against British rule in Ireland, his sentence was commuted to life transportation to Van Diemen's Land, Tasmania. From there he escaped, abandoning a woman he loved, and was shipwrecked in the Pacific before making his way to the teeming city of New York. A spellbinding orator, he has been hailed a hero by Irish New Yorkers, refugees from the famine that has ravaged their homeland. His public appearances are thronged to the rafters and his story has brought him fame. He has married the daughter of a wealthy Manhattan family, but their marriage is haunted by a past full of secrets. The terrors of Civil War have shaken his every belief. Now alone in the west, he yearns for new beginnings. Redemption Falls is a Dickensian tale of war and forgiveness, of strangers in a strange land, of love put to the ultimate test. Packed with music, balladry, poetry, and storytelling, this is "a vivid mosaic of a vast country driven wild by war" (Irish Independent), containing "moments of sustained brilliance which in psychological truth and realism make Daniel Defoe look like a literary amateur" (Sunday Tribune). With this riveting historical novel of urgent contemporary resonance, the author of the bestselling Star of the Sea now brings us a modern masterpiece."@en

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  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)"@en
  • "Western stories"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Western stories"@en
  • "Epic fiction"@en
  • "Epic fiction"
  • "Historical fiction"@en
  • "Historical fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Belltristische Darstellung"

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  • "Redemption falls : [a novel]"
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  • "Redemption falls : roman"
  • "Redemption falls"
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  • "Redemption Falls"@en
  • "Redemption Falls"