Author Ceely's Book
Delacorte, Apr 2004, 21.95
By 1848 her sister and her parents died due to the potato famine, but fifteen year old Mina still lives with her dream of making it to the United States though her one effort ended with the ship catching fire and sinking. To survive Mina changes her sex, becoming Paddy so she can earn a living as a stable hand on a country estate. Over time, “Paddy” is promoted to work as an assistant to the Italian c...