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Deer Island

Author: Neil Ansell; Jonny Hannah
Publisher: Dorset : Little Toller Books, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In spare and beautiful prose Neil Ansell overlaps two contrasting journeys through the streets of London and the wilds of the Isle of Jura, building a powerful and moving meditation on what it means to belong. At the beginning of the 1980s Neil chose a life of voluntary poverty working for a charity helping homeless people. But soon the city streets and squats had become awash with heroin. To escape he started  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Neil Ansell; Neil Ansell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Ansell; Jonny Hannah
ISBN: 9781908213136 1908213132
OCLC Number: 861351290
Notes: Maps on end papers.
Description: 114 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Neil Ansell ; illustrated by Jonny Hannah.

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'Neil Ansell doesn't look for an easy life ... His story is remarkable in the frankness of the telling and the moving complexity of the teller.' THE TIMES 'Dreamlike, fascinating and Read more...

 
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