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So Far From Home: The Diary of Mary Driscoll, An Irish Mill Girl, Lowell, Massachusetts 1847

This riveting diary takes a sharp look at the deteriorating conditions at the Lowell mills as experienced by a 13-year-old Irish immigrant girl.

"Denenberg works in the natural and political causes of the Irish potato famine, the dangers and discomforts of overseas passage, and class differences in 1840s America, among other themes" -- School Library Journal

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Product Details

Recommended Age 9 and up
Author Barry Denenberg
ISBN 0590926675
Publication Date Nov 1, 2003
Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Language English