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Inhaltsangabe: In famine-ravaged Ireland, the revered poet-patriot Morgan Fitzgerald, himself brought down by a gunman's bullet, seeks to restore his ruined life and bring hope to the next generation. With the help of his mysterious West Indies companion, Sandemon, Morgan establishes a school at Nelson Hall and provides a home for the "fey Belfast orphan," Annie Delaney, and the beautiful, mute "Innocent," Finola. But when violence and tragedy strike, Morgan finds himself locked in battle with the powers of darkness for his own future and the future of those he loves.
On the other side of the ocean, Morgan's friends Michael and Nora discover that the Land of Opportunity teems with poverty, political corruption and racial tension. From the opulence of Fifth Avenue to the squalor of the slum at Five Points, the city of New York staggers under the injustice and degradation brought on by organized crime and the exploitation of the flood of immigrants pouring into the nation. Unaware that his own son Tierney has been lured into the nefarious schemes of Patrick Walsh, Michael vows to bring Walsh to ruin and may bring down Tierney in the process.
In Land of a Thousand Dreams, award-winning author B.J. Hoff continues to spin the unforgettable drama of Ireland's battle to survive both on the Emerald Isle and in the streets of the New World. Their faith is strong, but will the dreams of a better life prevail?
Über den Autor: B. J. Hoff is well-known to both Christian and mainstream bookstore shoppers for her award-winning historical novels and mysteries, as well as poetry and other inspirational writings.
Hoff is the author of the critically acclaimed AN EMERALD BALLAD, a best-selling historical fiction series based on the Irish immigrant experience, published by Bethany House Publishers. The series includes a Gold Medallion Award finalist and two Excellence in Media Silver Angel Awards. Sons of an Ancient Glory, Book Four in the series, was a recipient of the Christianity Today's 1994 Critics' Choice Book Award for Fiction. The books have been featured selections in Guideposts Book Club, Family Bookshelf, and Doubleday's Crossings Book Club.
Hoff's other novels include the DAYBREAK MYSTERY series and the two-volume DALTON SAGA, recently reissued by the David C. Cook Publishing Company. Her best-selling books of inspiration, Thorns and Thrones and Faces in the Crowd, continue to be popular gift selections in bookstores throughout the country, while providing resource material for various hospital, rest home, and terminal care ministries.
Acclaimed by critics and readers alike for her dedicated research and dramatic, sensitive portrayal of the human experience, B. J. Hoff holds memberships in the Author's Guild, the Irish American Cultural Institute, the American Conference for Irish Studies, the American Irish Historical Society, and the Ohioana Library Association. She and her husband are the parents of two daughters and make their home in Ohio.
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