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
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.
a society girl from Spain, defies her father to become a passionate
and Micah are slaves of varying circumstances, who form an instant connection
and embark on a tumultuous path to freedom.
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. Download and start listening now!