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On an Irish island

Author: Robert Kanigel
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a tribute to Ireland's Great Blasket Island and the people it has influenced, examining how its seaside culture was nearly untouched by time throughout the first half of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Kanigel
ISBN: 9780307269591 0307269590
OCLC Number: 727702859
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The West (1905) --
The fine flowers of their speech (1907) --
Brian's chair (1917) --
Nice boy with a camera (1923) --
Inishvickillaun (1926) --
The last quiet time (1929) --
Gorky's peasants (1929) --
Interminable procession (1929) --
Working at Irish (1932) --
Visitors, strangers, tourists, friends (1937) --
A green Irish thread (1940) --
No herb or remedy (1946) --
The bottom of the garden (1950) --
A dream of youth.
Responsibility: Robert Kanigel.
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Presents a tribute to Ireland's Great Blasket Island and the people it has influenced, examining how its seaside culture was nearly untouched by time throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

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