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Edward Laxton

Edward Laxton is of Irish descent. He was the news editor of England's Daily Express and Daily Mirror for nearly thirty years. The Famine Ships is his second book. He lives in England.

The Famine Ships

Edward Laxton
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

Between 1846 and 1851, more than one-million people--the potato famine emigrants--sailed from Ireland to America. Now, 150 years later, The Famine Ships tells of the courage and determination of...

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