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Marrowbone of Memory: Irelands Great Famine Jeri McCormick

Marrowbone of Memory: Irelands Great Famine

Jeri McCormick

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ISBN : 9781908836229
Paperback
75 pages
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Jeri McCormick, an Irish American poet, often concerns herself with the struggles of her ancestry on both sides of the Atlantic. This collection incorporates the travails of her emigrating in-laws and others who shared their circumstances. The poemsMoreJeri McCormick, an Irish American poet, often concerns herself with the struggles of her ancestry on both sides of the Atlantic. This collection incorporates the travails of her emigrating in-laws and others who shared their circumstances. The poems draw on descendants stories of the famine passed down through generations, including details from interviews conducted by Irish researchers many decades after the famine ended.