The Charles River divides Boston and Cambridge, and the Red Line ties the cities together, traveling through an expanse of class and cultures along its route. When an unlikely combination of riders share an afternoon train, they are surprised to discover what’s common in their American experience.
Part of the prestigious Open Door Series, originally designed for adult literacy in Ireland, these books confirm the truth that a story doesn’t have to be big to change our world. Yankee Doodle is part of the US launch of Open Door books written by North American authors.
Loretta Welch has lived and worked as a writer throughout the country. After studying at Trinity College, Dublin, working in publishing in San Francisco, she landed in Boston’s North End, steps away from the shore on which her immigrant ancestors first set foot, five generations ago. Yankee Doodle is Welch’s first novel.