Elizabeth Janet Gray. Meggy MacIntosh. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930.

Meggy Macintosh is a 15 year-old orphan, living with relatives in Edinburgh, who longs to emigrate to America.  She is sure that she will find adventure there and locate Flora MacDonald. Meggy secures passage to Wilmington where she makes friends and even finds Flora.  Meggy loves America, but the coming of the Revolutionary War tests that love.

Check this title’s availability in the UNC-Chapel Hill Library catalog.

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Filed under 1930, 1930-1939, Children & Young Adults, Coast, Historical, New Hanover, Vining, Elizabeth Gray

2 Responses to Elizabeth Janet Gray. Meggy MacIntosh. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930.

  1. CLM

    Also of interest is Elizabeth Janet Gray’s novel set in Chapel Hill, which is called Jane Hope:
    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/780395.Jane_Hope?from_search=true

  2. Eileen McGrath

    Thank you for this suggestion. We’ve had Jane Hope in our collection for a very long time. We’ll add it to Read North Carolina Novels shortly.

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