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    • The Great Hunger

    • Ireland 1845-1849
    • By: Cecil Woodham-Smith
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Great Hunger is the story of one of the worst disasters in world history: the Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s. Within five years, one million people died of starvation. Emigrants by the hundreds of thousands sailed for America and Canada in small, ill-equipped, dangerously unsanitary ships. Some ships never arrived; those that did carried passengers already infected with and often dying of typhus. The Irish who managed to reach the United States alive had little or no money....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Authoratative Account, but that Narrator...

    • By Aaron on 11-03-11

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