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Macdonald, Finlay J.

Overview
Works: 17 works in 63 publications in 2 languages and 849 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary films  Poetry  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Narrator
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Crowdie and cream by Finlay J Macdonald( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of childhood in Harris, an island peopled with larger than life characters like Great Aunt Rachel, built like a Churchill tank and with a personality to match
The corncrake and the Lysander by Finlay J Macdonald( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey to the Western Isles : Johnson's Scottish journey by Samuel Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The game of our lives : the story of rugby and New Zealand and how they've shaped each other by Finlay J Macdonald( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1940s it was said by a New Zealander that Rugby was the very best of pleasures, religion, desire and fulfilment all in one. Here is the story of how rugby came to be embraced so passionately by a nation, and how, over time, that embrace has slowly loosened
Crotal & white by Finlay J Macdonald( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finlay J. MacDonald's impressions of a Hebridean childhood in Crowdie and Cream were hailed as 'the best portrayal of the Hebrides by an insider.' Now his journey continues into adolescence, and if his progress is sometimes hilariously inept, his commentary on his early village life, peopled as ever with larger-than-life characters involved in often break-neck escapades, is a valuable social document. In a blend of hard fact, wry comment and uproarious story-telling, he evokes a way of life long gone which can never be replaced
The Finlay J. Macdonald omnibus by Finlay J Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from a Hebridean boyhood by Finlay J Macdonald( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following on from Crowdie and Cream, the author's impressions of a Hebridean childhood continue into adolescence. His description of a way of life long gone is not only highly amusing but also a valuable social document
Crowdie & Cream by Finlay J Macdonald( Recording )

2 editions published in 1985 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MacDonald hosted a successful series of talks on the BBC, which form the basis of his work. He tells of his unusual childhood on Harris Island in the Scottish Hebrides
Ciobairean Bhearnaraidh = Shepards of Berneray( Visual )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film presents the rough life of inhabitants of Bernaray in the Scottish Heberides. Their existence is a traditional one based on sheparding, farming, and fishing
Finlay J. Macdonald omnibus : Crowdie and Cream, Crotal and White, The corncrake and the lysander by Finlay J Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crowdie and cream ; Crotal and white ; The corncrake and the lysander by Finlay J Macdonald( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Heart of stone by Alexander Scott( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Crowdie and cream and other stories : memoirs of a Hebridean childhood by Finlay J Macdonald( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Shepherds of Berneray( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records the life of a Gaelic shepherding community on a Scottish island. Follows the Berneray shephereds over the course of a year, showing the life cycle of the sheep and the cycle of the seasons. Gaelic songs, interviews, and scenes of island activity evoke the texture of life on Berneray
 
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The Finlay J. Macdonald omnibus Crowdie and cream ; Crotal and white ; The corncrake and the lysander Crowdie and cream and other stories : memoirs of a Hebridean childhood
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Crowdie and cream ; Crotal and white ; The corncrake and the lysanderCrowdie and cream and other stories : memoirs of a Hebridean childhoodThe Finlay J. Macdonald omnibusFinlay J. Macdonald omnibus : Crowdie and Cream, Crotal and White, The corncrake and the lysander
Alternative Names
Finlay J. MacDonald Brits journalist (1925-1987)

Finlay J. MacDonald Scottish journalist and radio and television producer and writer

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