The Coffin Ship Legacy by Shirley Skidmore

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Drawing on the life of her great-grandfather author Shirley Skidmore recreates a gripping story of the 'coffin' ships that brought Irish famine survivors to Canada. Most did not survive the harrowing voyage but those who did were further challenged by the harsh life meted out in the New World.

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Published November 1, 2011 by Diamond River Books. 290 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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