Riot

Riot

Book - 2009
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In 1863, fifteen-year-old Claire, the daughter of an Irish mother and a black father, faces ugly truths and great danger when Irish immigrants, enraged by the Civil War and a federal draft, lash out against blacks and wealthy "swells" of New York City.
Publisher: New York : Egmont USA, 2009
ISBN: 9781606840009
1606840002
9781606840429
1606840428
Branch Call Number: FICTION Mye
Description: 164 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Audience: 014-017

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The story examines the "draft riots" of 1863 in New York City in response to the Civil War.

The story examines the "draft riots" of 1863 in New York City in response to the Civil War.

Pair with "Doc" by Mary Doria Russell. Those who are persecuted and outcast eventually fight back.

The story examines the "draft riots" of 1863 in New York City in response to the Civil War.


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Jan 29, 2013

Most of Myers fiction has a modern setting, but this and "Fallen Angels" are historical.

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MOM_MY11206 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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