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Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan


 “A standout novel…A rare combination of historical enlightenment and sheer enjoyment.”  ~ Peter Quinn, author of The Man Who Never Returned

Already a hit in the United Kingdom, Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan is both a poignant love story and a lyrical, evocative depiction of the immigrant experience in early 20th century America.

Set in the 1920s, Kerrigan’s novel tells of a young Irish woman who must choose between her new life in New York City and her husband back home in Ireland, brilliantly capturing these two vastly different worlds in the process. Readers of historical fiction, as well as fans of the novels of Frank Delany and other Irish themed works, will adore their time spent on Ellis Island.


  • Page count: 368
  • Published: June 28, 2011
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • Language: English
  • Shipping Weight: 9.4 ounces

All proceeds go directly to supporting Save Ellis Island's mission to restore the 29 buildings in the Historic Hospital Complex.