Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



The Irish milliner : the making of an Irish-American woman in 19th century New York

Image of item
Book
It is New York City and the Civil War is brewing. Norah McCabe, an Irish immigrant who escaped the Famine as a child, is now a young widow with a daughter. She is a milliner, struggling to survive in tumultuous times. Norah meets Abraham Lincoln, befriends the extraordinary African-American woman Elizabeth Jennings, and assists the Underground Railroad. She falls headlong in love with Edward M. Knox, son of the famous hat-maker Charles Knox, but he is lace curtain Irish and she is shanty Irish. Edward joins the 69th regiment and leaves for battle. Can their love endure through class differences and war?

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at OWWL.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Location Call Number /
Shelving Location
Barcode Status /
Due Date
Phelps Library Fic Nea (Text)
Adult Fiction
52143100386130
Checked out
10/31/2017
Phelps Library Fic Nea (Text)
Adult Fiction
52143100393581
Checked out
11/08/2017

Additional Resources