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Jack J. O'Keefe's Books

Famine Ghost is a book of historical fiction, the story of the Irish Famine (1845-1850) as seen through the eyes of young Johnjoe Kevane. He and his family are evicted from their cottage in Dingle. Disdaining the option of life in the local workhouse, the Kevanes sail in a coffin ship to Grosse Ile in Canada. Johnjoe keeps a diary of his family's suffering in the dark bowels...
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Sparks the readers interest by presenting topical readings that represent current, familiar themes. Personal achievement in education, overcoming racism, the immigrant experience in America, living with disabilities, life in fatherless America, and humor. Those needing to refresh or further their reading and writing skills.