On an Irish island / Robert Kanigel.

Kanigel, Robert. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780307269591
  • ISBN: 0307269590
  • Description: viii, 320 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Available copies

  • 7 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

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Danvers Adult Nonfiction DA 990 B65 K36 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Nonfiction 941.96/K16o (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 941.96/Kanigel (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

General Note: "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: 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.
Summary: 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.