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The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People

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The Irish famine that began in 1845 was one of the nineteenth century's greatest disasters. By its end, the island's population of eight million had shrunk by a third through starvation, disease and emigration. This is a brilliant, compassionate retelling of that awful story for a new generation - the first account for the general reader for many years and a triumphant example of narrative non-fiction at its best. The immediate cause of the famine was a bacterial infection of the potato crop on which too many the Irish poor ...

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The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People
2013, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250032171

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The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People
2012, Henry Holt & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780805091847

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The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People
2012, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781452607870

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