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Hope In New York City

(2008)
A novel by

 
 
This sequel continues the saga of Nora McCabe and her family now dwelling in New York City where they encounter poverty and racism as Irish Catholics and immigrants. Injustice and violence are a matter of course in this mysterious and alluring city filled with strange languages. Desperately homesick, Nora vows to save money and return to her homeland of Ireland. Meanwhile, she becomes a newsboy, meets Walt Whitman, visits Barnum's Museum, meets new friends, and experiences an adventure. After purchasing a ticket to return to Ireland, the Astor Opera House Riot of 1849 occurs and her father disappears. Will Nora return to Ireland? Or can she stay and maintain her spirit while finding the true meaning of home?

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Paperback Editions

February 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Hope In New York City: The Continuing Story of the Irish Dresser
Author(s): Cynthia G Neale
ISBN: 1-57249-387-9 / 978-1-57249-387-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: White Mane Publishing Co.
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