Patron's New Book Pick for October
Art O'Neill is one of thousands of Irish deportees to the Caribbean British Colonies in 1821. He becomes an indentured servant on a sugar plantation in Jamaica and when the plantation's new heirs arrive from Ireland he bids his time by putting his energy into his work. Art prospers, acquires land and sees coloured children freed.
This is a powerful novel inspired by the true story of 2,000 Irish children deported to Jamaica.
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