- Published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
- Year Published: 2006
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 95 p. ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 730
- Sisters -- Fiction.
- Islands -- Fiction.
- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.
- Mingulay (Scotland) -- Fiction. -- History -- 19th century
- Cape Breton Island (N.S.) -- Fiction. -- History -- 19th century
- Scotland -- Fiction. -- History -- 19th century
- Canada -- Fiction. -- History -- 1841-1867
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Two Scottish sisters, living on the western island of Barra in the 1850s, relate, in alternate voices and linked narrative poems, their experiences after their family is forcible evicted and separated with one sister accompanying their parents and younger siblings to Cape Breton, Canada, and the other staying behind with other family on the small island of Mingulay.
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