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The Exile

3.58 of 5 stars 3.58  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The Life and Times of an Irish Patriot

When Thomas Francis Meagher arrived in New York in 1852, he was already a hero-"Meagher of the Sword"-known to every Irishman in the New World. His role as leader of the Irish Uprising of 1848 against British rule, combined with his revolutionary fervor, had earned him exile to the British penal colony of Van Diemen's Land , off the co
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by Forge Books
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May 15, 2009 Susan rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: History buffs
I love Wheeler's western history novels. He usually has such great character development. This one was a bit of a let down. I just skimmed a lot of it and skipped the detailed description of the Civil War.
One of those interesting half biography/half novel books.
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