Fields of Home
The final book in the famine trilogy
For Eily, Michael and Peggy the memory of the famine is still strong. But Mary-Brigid, Eily's first child, has the future to look forward to. What kind of future is it?
Ireland is in turmoil, with evictions, burnings, secret meetings, fights over land. Eily and her family may be thrown off their farm. Michael may lose his job in the big house. And Peggy, in America, feels trapped in her role as a maid. Will they ever have land and a home they can call their own? Eily, Michael and Peggy have once shown great courage. Now this courage is called on again …
With striking illustrations at the start of each chapter, a preview of the book is available to view through the O'Brien Press website here.
Author: Marita Conlon-McKenna
Illustrator: Donald Teskey, P.J. Lynch (cover)
Size: 13 x 19.6 cm, 192 pages
Publisher: The O'Brien Press