[ Read ] ➲ Aindreas (Aindreas, 1) Author Gerald McDaniel – Soaringeaglecasino.us

Aindreas (Aindreas, 1) McDaniel Sets An Ambitious Pace In The Arena Of Historical Fiction With This First Volume Of A Projected Four Book Series Following The Colorful And Curious Life Of Aindreas Rivers The Little Guy Who Gets Jostled And Pushed Around By Great Events As He Struggles To Survive, Aindreas Is A Heroic Underdog, With A Generous Heart A 13 Year Old Irish Catholic Boy Living In Gaudy And Grubby Louisville, Ky., In 1855, A City Where Being Irish, Catholic, German Or Black Usually Means Trouble Aindreas Is A Messenger For A Furniture Manufacturer Inquisitive And Alert, He Learns Much And Meets The High And Lowbrows Of City Society, But He Especially Likes To Hang Around On The River Front Watching The Steamboats On The Mighty Ohio River Described With Homespun Simplicity, Aindreas S Life Is Filled With Wonder, Uncertainty, Responsibility And Fear He Works Hard To Help Support His Impoverished Family As His Mother Slowly Dies From Cancer To Make Matters Worse, The River S Are About To Be Evicted By Their Wealthy Landlord, And Louisville Is On The Verge Of Racial, Religious And Ethnic Anarchy As Election Day Approaches And The Know Nothing Party Arms Mobs Of Drunken Thugs To Intimidate Voters Aindreas S Beloved Best Friend, A Middle Aged Black Slave Named Isaac, Is To Be Sold Down The River, His Family Torn Apart On The Auction Block, And Aindreas Vows To Find A Way To Help Him Aindreas Is Also Cursed With Seizures That Scare Him Half To Death, But These Frightening Episodes Allow Him To Meet The Mysterious Mr Knight, Who Offers Wise Counsel When Louisville Explodes Into Violence, Aindreas Acts To Save Isaac And His Family, And His Family, And His Irish And German Friends From Danger Making No Pretense At Sophistication, This Is A Well Crafted, Exciting And Heartwarming Tale Of A Boy S Courage And Innocence, Somehow Existing In A Bleak Society Rife With Corruption, Bigotry And Injustice PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

[ Read ] ➲ Aindreas (Aindreas, 1)  Author Gerald McDaniel – Soaringeaglecasino.us
  • Paperback
  • 293 pages
  • Aindreas (Aindreas, 1)
  • Gerald McDaniel
  • English
  • 17 June 2018
  • 0967366712

    10 thoughts on “[ Read ] ➲ Aindreas (Aindreas, 1) Author Gerald McDaniel – Soaringeaglecasino.us


  1. says:

    A very interesting story about a young Irish Catholic boy surviving very turbulent times Aindreas is a thirteen year old messenger boy who witnesses racism and bigotry as the city he lives in envelops itself in a fraudulent election Thrust into one chaotic event after another, a hero emerges with bravery and wisdom far beyond his years A wonderful historical tale which will be of particular interests to Louisvillians who can clearly picture the streets Aindreas walks and the river town he so...


  2. says:

    Using an innocent child as the protagonist seems apt for such a bleak time in the history of Louisville And the simple lesson of good conquering evil makes the book inspiring.


  3. says:

    Story of Bloody Monday in Louisville, KY 1850 s interesting time and set locally was very interesting to me especially the underground railroad

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