Shanty Gold

Shanty Gold

Shanty Gold

Shanty Gold

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Overview

After the deaths of her mother and infant sister during Ireland's Great Famine, thirteen-year-old Mary Boland makes her way to the Queenstown harbor and onto a coffin ship bound for America. But what happens during her transatlantic passage is enough to quash the strongest of dreams. After being assaulted by crewmembers, Mary thinks of ending her life—until a young Black slave named Kamua comes to her rescue . . .

Forming a bond as strong as siblings, Mary and Kam reach Boston, determined to forge their own paths. No longer an innocent soul, Mary trusts no one, putting her faith in her own instincts. It is on the teeming streets of South Boston that she'll find a new home and a new purpose as a midwife, helping poverty-stricken women survive their pregnancies. And it is in this city, full of possibility, where Mary's heart will heal, and find the strength to survive the harsh choices she is forced to make, and grow into a woman true to herself . . .

Contains mature themes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798212933117
Publisher: Tantor
Publication date: 03/26/2024
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 5.70(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jeanne Charters is a veteran of the broadcast television industry. She was vice president of marketing for Viacom TV and opened her own broadcast ad agency, Charters Marketing.

Charters grew up believing she'd be a stay-at-home mom and live in her hometown in Ohio for the rest of her life. However, after four children and a divorce, Charters ended up in Albany, New York, where she met and married Matt Restivo, her husband of thirty-five years and counting. Charters and Restivo moved to Asheville, North Carolina, after retirement. Beyond her novels, she has also written for magazines and newspapers.

Evelyn Dillon is a British audiobook narrator with a passion for immersing listeners into the worlds and adventures written by authors. She is accustomed to voicing characters-male, female, young and old-in a variety of accents from the UK and beyond and has won awards for her narration. A recent reviewer said: "The reader does such an excellent job you forget there is not a live cast reading this."
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