The Hungry Road by Marita Conlon-McKenna audiobook

The Hungry Road

By Marita Conlon-McKenna
Read by Caroline Lennon

Bolinda Audio
9.78 Hours 1
Format : CD (In Stock)
  • $39.99

    ISBN: 9780655658559

Ireland's hopes for freedom are dashed with the arrival of a deadly potato blight that strikes terror in the heart of its people. Skibbereen, 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 struggle 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 help. Parish Priest Fr John Fitzpatrick's faith is tested by the suffering that surrounds him as his pleas for help fall on deaf ears.

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Summary

Summary

Ireland's hopes for freedom are dashed with the arrival of a deadly potato blight that strikes terror in the heart of its people.

Skibbereen, 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 struggle 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 help.

Parish Priest Fr John Fitzpatrick's faith is tested by the suffering that surrounds him as his pleas for help fall on deaf ears.

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Author Bio: Marita Conlon-McKenna

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 9.78
Audience: Adult
Language: English