“An Irish Immigrant Story” by Jack Cashman has been released worldwide. This 188-page historical novel, based on the author’s family history, follows a family fleeing from Ireland to the United States in the mid 1800s. Along their journey, they encounter anti-Irish prejudice, tragic loss, and challenges at every turn. As the next generation learns of these past struggles, they become more involved in their native country’s affairs, embracing their heritage and dedicating themselves to Ireland’s independence.
An Irish Immigrant Story (ISBN: 9781735948706) can be purchased through retailers worldwide, including barnesandnoble.com and Amazon. The paperback retails for $14.99. Wholesale orders are available through Ingram.
From the back cover:
Johanna Cashman and John McCarthy, along with over a million others, immigrated to America to escape a devastating famine. They left behind family members who faced starvation to come toa land that would give them a new opportunity for a good life. They were soon made aware that they were not welcome in this new land and that every day would present a new struggle for survival. Johanna and John got married, determined to raise a family in their adopted country. In spite of all the obstacles they encountered, including John’s untimely death, the family grew and found success. The second generation used their success to lend assistance to the country their parents were forced to leave in Ireland’s drive for independence from its oppressor. This historical novel brings the reader through the heartwarming story of a family that overcomes adversity to thrive in America. At the same time, it details the movement in the country they left to find its own independent place in the world.
About the author:
Jack Cashman is retired from a long career in business and public service in Maine. He is a longtime student of Irish history, and both his father’s ancestors and his mother’s ancestors immigrated from Ireland to escape the famine and settled in Salem, Massachusetts. So Jack wrote his first novel about the struggles of an Irish immigrant family and Ireland’s drive for independence. Jack lives in Hampden, Maine with his wife, Betty, close to his two sons and five granddaughters.
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