The Hawthorn Bush by Ann BrennanThe Hawthorn Bush by Ann Brennan

The Hawthorn Bush

byAnn Brennan

Paperback | November 1, 2005

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In an extraordinary, true tale of "the Orange and the Green," The Hawthorn Bush chronicles the parallel lives of two families — one Ulster Presbyterian, the other Irish Catholic — in their quest for religious freedom. Based on the rich ancestral heritage of its author, this historical novel recaptures important snapshots in time, from the Fenian uprisings to the assassination of Thomas D'Arcy McGee. Beginning at the walls of Derry during the city's epic 1689 siege, The Hawthorn Bush follows the families from Ireland to the distant shores of America and Canada where they wage war on a new battlefront. A sweeping saga of an uncelebrated chapter in Canada's history, The Hawthorn Bush recognizes the important contribution of the Irish to nation building.
Thelma Ann Brennan is a gifted New Brunswick writer whose diverse body of work ranges from two historical novels to two collections of poetry. Publications to her credit include The Real Klondike Kate, the nationally acclaimed biography of Katherine Ryan, a heroine of the north who made Canadian history as the first female member of th...
Title:The Hawthorn BushFormat:PaperbackDimensions:367 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 2005Publisher:Borealis PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888873166

ISBN - 13:9780888873163

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