For Freedom Alone: A Novel of the Highland Clearances (Paperback)

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Description


Three young people, their Highland home burned by the British, struggle to survive in the slums of Edinburgh, Scotland, already full of refugees from the Irish potato famine and the industrial revolution. Dreaming of America, fifteen-year-old Meggie finds a job as a hotel maid. Kirstie, only four, huddles in a dark room to be safe. And twelve-year-old Rab must make his contribution to their future by learning the ways of the streets, and of the boys who live there. Will their determination be enough to save them? Or will their hopes, and lives, end in Edinburgh?

About the Author


Lea Wait is the author six award-winning historical novels for ages 8 and up set in the United States. This is her first historical set in Scotland. She is also the best-selling author of 3 mystery series for adults.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780996408462
ISBN-10: 0996408460
Publisher: Sheepscot River Press
Publication Date: August 9th, 2018
Pages: 132
Language: English