GIVEAWAY ENTRY PAGE “MAY THE ROAD RISE UP TO MEET YOU by Peter Troy ENDED

JANUARY 31st to FEBRUARY 14th, 2012

MAY THE ROAD RISE

UP TO MEET YOU

by PETER TROY

SYNOPSIS (fom Doubleday):
An engrossing, epic American drama told from four distinct perspectives, spanning the first major wave of Irish immigration to New York through the end of the Civil War.
Four unique voices; two parallel love stories; one sweeping novel rich in the history of nineteenth-century America. This remarkable debut draws from the great themes of literature—famine, war, love, and family—as it introduces four unforgettable characters. Ethan McOwen is an Irish immigrant whose endurance is tested in Brooklyn and the Five Points at the height of its urban destitution; he is among the first to join the famed Irish Brigade and becomes a celebrated war photographer. Marcella, a society girl from Spain, defies her father to become a passionate abolitionist. Mary and Micah are slaves of varying circumstances, who form an instant connection and embark on a tumultuous path to freedom.
All four lives unfold in two beautiful love stories, which eventually collide. Written in gorgeous language that subtly captures the diverse backgrounds of the characters, and interspersed with letters, journals, and dreams, this unforgettable story, rendered in cinematic detail, is about having faith in life’s great meaning amidst its various tangles.
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35 thoughts on “GIVEAWAY ENTRY PAGE “MAY THE ROAD RISE UP TO MEET YOU by Peter Troy ENDED

  1. I would like to read it because I enjoy historical fiction/romance, and the Civil War period is one of my favorite American history periods.

  2. I would like to read this book as I enjoy reading historical fiction books about the Irish. Thank you for the chance to win.

    griperang @ embarqmail dot com

  3. I’ve been to Ireland so I’d love to read about an Irish immigrant here. Also like historical fiction.

  4. I really love historical romances and haven’t read a good one that is set during the civil war. I would love to read this one 🙂

  5. As someone who really gets into all aspects of historical fiction, this sounds like a good one to me. I think the fact that this book has so many perspectives makes it a must-read for me.

  6. I find it interesting that it is a love story and set during a historical perios that I would love to read more about

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