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7 edition of Knockabeg found in the catalog.


a famine tale

by Mary E. Lyons

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Fairies -- Fiction.,
    • Famines -- Ireland -- Fiction.,
    • Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852 -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      The faeries of Knockabeg become involved in the Irish potato famine as they wage war on each other.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Mary E. Lyons.
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.L99556 Kn 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination118 p. ;
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796063M
      ISBN 100618092838
      LC Control Number00066974

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An author of historical fiction and nonfiction tries her hand in the faery world. The Good People or Trooping Faeries declare war on their enemies when they discover the evil Nuckelavees' plan to take over all of Ireland by ruining Knockabeg book potato crop.

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