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Wheels within wheels : the making of a traveller

Author: Dervla Murphy
Publisher: London : Eland Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is it that makes us who we are? In this beautifully written and searingly honest autobiography, the intrepid cyclist and traveller Dervla Murphy remembers her richly unconventional first thirty years. She describes her determined childhood self - strong-willed and beguiled by books from the first - her intermittent formal education and the intense relationship of an only child with her parents, particularly her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Murphy, Dervla.
Wheels Within Wheels : The Making of a Traveller.
New York : Eland Publishing, ©2011
Named Person: Dervla Murphy; Dervla Murphy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dervla Murphy
ISBN: 9781906011734 1906011737
OCLC Number: 792685594
Description: 1 online resource (325 pages)
Responsibility: Dervla Murphy.

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What is it that makes us who we are? In this beautifully written and searingly honest autobiography, the intrepid cyclist and traveller Dervla Murphy remembers her richly unconventional first thirty years. She describes her determined childhood self - strong-willed and beguiled by books from the first - her intermittent formal education and the intense relationship of an only child with her parents, particularly her invalid mother whom she nursed until her death. Here lie the roots of Dervla's gift for friendship, her love of writing, her curiosity, her hatred of cant, her hardiness and her de.

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