A boy from ireland : a novel / Marie Raphael.
Author: Raphael, Marie.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Persea Books, 2007.
ISBN: 9780892553310 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0892553316 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Description: 217 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Emigration and immigration Fiction.
Irish Americans Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) History 1898-1951 Fiction.
Ireland History 1837-1901 Fiction.
Notes: "A Karen and Michael Braziller book."
Summary: Bullied because of the English father he barely remembers, fourteen-year-old Liam gladly leaves Connemara, Ireland, in 1901 with his uncle and sister, but his problems follow them to Hell's Kitchen in New York City, until he finds a way to leave the past behind.