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The Girl Who Came Home

A Novel of the Titanic
Gaynor, Hazel (eBook - 2014)
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Ireland, 1912, Fourteen members of a small village set sail on RMS Titanic, hoping to find a better life in America. For seventeen-year-old Maggie Murphy, the journey is bittersweet. Though her future lies in an unknown new place, her heart remains in Ireland with Séamus, the sweetheart she left behind. When disaster strikes, Maggie is one of the few passengers in steerage to survive. Waking up alone in a New York hospital, she vows never to speak of the terror and panic of that fateful night again. Chicago, 1982, Adrift after the death of her father, Grace Butler struggles to decide what comes next. When her great-grandmother Maggie shares the painful secret about Titanic that she's harbored for almost a lifetime, the revelation gives Grace new direction, and leads both her and Maggie to unexpected reunions with those they thought lost long ago.
Authors: Gaynor, Hazel
Title: The girl who came home
a novel of the Titanic
[electronic resource]
Publisher: New York :, William Morrow & Co,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 1 online resource (362, 12 pages)
Content Type: text
Media Type: computer
Carrier Type: online resource
Notes: Includes bonus section with information about the author and the book
Summary: Ireland, 1912, Fourteen members of a small village set sail on RMS Titanic, hoping to find a better life in America. For seventeen-year-old Maggie Murphy, the journey is bittersweet. Though her future lies in an unknown new place, her heart remains in Ireland with Séamus, the sweetheart she left behind. When disaster strikes, Maggie is one of the few passengers in steerage to survive. Waking up alone in a New York hospital, she vows never to speak of the terror and panic of that fateful night again. Chicago, 1982, Adrift after the death of her father, Grace Butler struggles to decide what comes next. When her great-grandmother Maggie shares the painful secret about Titanic that she's harbored for almost a lifetime, the revelation gives Grace new direction, and leads both her and Maggie to unexpected reunions with those they thought lost long ago.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 0062316877
9780062316875
Statement of Responsibility: Hazel Gaynor
Copyright Date: ©2014
Subject Headings: Literary Historical Romance Social classes Fiction Shipwrecks North Atlantic Ocean Fiction Titanic (Steamship) Fiction
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Historical fiction
Topical Term: Literary
Historical
Romance
Social classes
Shipwrecks
Additional Physical Form Entry: Print version: Gaynor, Hazel. Girl who came home. First edition 0062316869 (OCoLC)857966970
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