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1870: Not With Our Blood: A Novel of the Irish in America

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Fifteen-year-old Patrick dreams of becoming a writer. But as he discovers, the booming mill towns of New England offer not opportuinty, but labor, hardship, and poverty. He wants to build a better life for himself and his family. But at what cost?
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 6th 2007 by Tor Teen (first published September 1st 1997)
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Sarah Crawford
Feb 02, 2016 Sarah Crawford rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a very dark story. It starts with the father of a family being killed at Gettysburg. The family moves North to stay with some relatives but they end up having to leave there and go to another place to live where the children get jobs working in a textile mill while the mother goes to work for some rich people.

The story centers on the terrible working conditions at the mill, the hours they have to work, and the just how dangerous the mill is to the young people who work there. Some are k
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Mar 08, 2013 Mary rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent book for your children.
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Elizabeth (Beth) Massie is a 2-time Bram Stoker Award winning author of horror/suspense/mystery novels and short fiction for adults. She also writes media-tie in fiction and historical fiction."
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