Vanished Glory: A Family in America Book Summary and Study Guide

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Vanished Glory: A Family in America is a family saga, inspired by a true story, which takes place from colonial times to the World Wars. Young Tom Dougan immigrates from County Donegal,Ireland, as an indentured servant, to escape crushing poverty and the English oppression. He starts a family in Pennsylvania. As each generation pioneers across America, to settle the heartland, the Dougans are called on to fight for their freedom and survival, throughout America's most turbulent and explosive times.   
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   Irish Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   farm poverty    -   general poverty story Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Conflict:    -   War, general

Main Character

Profession/status:    -   farmer Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Irish


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Deep South    -   Midwest Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Ireland Prairie?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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