Laurence Power

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Laurence Power is a retired business professional and author of several books including BLACK ?47, a well-researched story on the great Irish Famine of 1846-50 and Half the Battle, a light-hearted memoir of growing up on a farm in Tipperary, Ireland. In spring of 1945 a local priest visited his classroom with collection boxes for the starving children of Holland. Decades later, in Arnhem, he learned of the dramatic happenings during Nazi occupation. These events form part of the novel, which details the Airborne Landings near Arnhem in 1944 and the Hunger Winter that followed. Power resides in Ireland where he continues to write.