SHAMROCK CARGO by Anne Colver

SHAMROCK CARGO

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Too sprightly an approach to a sober theme in this story of the fortunes of an Irish lad and an American on the mercy voyage to famished Ireland in 1847. A young Bostonian, Peter Hamilon, who has seen revealing letters regarding the famine, convinces the authorities that supplies must be sent. An incident on the voyage- a visit to the Blarney Stone later, somehow outweigh the more vital aspects of the story -- though stress on American bounty to those in need is evident.

Pub Date: Oct. 15th, 1952
Publisher: Winston