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- DescriptionBirds longer live in the trees. They lie dead in the weeds. According to the ancient Irish tradition, the wren would command the birds and the king would become the pauper for one glorious day. In order for life to be restored to its original state, the wren must be hunted and slain. Dead Bird in the Weeds relates the tale of trodden people rising as wrens to win freedom from the tyranny of England during the 1798 Rebellion in Ireland. This is the story of one such wren named Aisling Doran, a peasant in Wexford, Ireland. Compelled by the murder of her father, the loss of her faith, and the yearning of her being to end the anguish she must endure, this daring young woman joins the United Irishmen. Throughout the fields, hills, meadows, and mountains, she and her revolutionary family wage war for liberty. During this fight for Irish independence, Aisling discovers the courage to love, to die, and most important, to live.
- Author BiographyUpon the discovery of a manual typewriter at the age of seven, J.E. Seanachai began writing and never stopped. Now, decades later, Seanachai's first novel, DEAD BIRD IN THE WEEDS, is one of Sunflower Footsteps' launch titles. The author's own Irish heritage and avid interest in history, folklore, and nature have lent to this novel that explores not only rebellion but also betrayal, courage, and self-worth. The author's latest books include: HAUNTED VOICES FROM MY PAST: TRUE NARRATIVES OF AN OHIO FAMILY, a collection of true family stories delving into the supernatural and macabre, and NONESSENTIAL: THE EXPANSION PARADOX, a chilling work of science fiction that negates the past and challenges the future. For more information, visit Sunflower Footsteps at www.sunflowerfootsteps.com.
- Author(s)J E Seanacha
- Date of Publication03/06/2009
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight640 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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