Beyond Belfast: A 560 Mile Journey Across Northern Ireland On Sore Feet

October 13, 2009|
Beyond Belfast: A 560 Mile Journey Across Northern Ireland On Sore Feet by Will Ferguson
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Offbeat, charming, and filled with humour and insight, Beyond Belfast is the story of one man’s misguided attempt at walking the Ulster Way, “the longest waymarked trail in the British Isles.” It’s a journey that takes Will Ferguson through the small towns and half-forgotten villages of Northern Ireland, along rugged coastlines and across barren moorland heights, past crumbling castles and patchwork farms.

From IRA pubs to Protestant marches, from bandits and bad weather to banshees and blood sausage, he wades into the thick of things, providing an affectionate and heartfelt look at one of the most misunderstood corners of the world. As the grandson of a Belfast orphan, Will also peels back the myths and realities of his own family history—a mysterious photograph, rumours of a lost inheritance. The truth, when it comes, is both surprising and funny …

Travel writer and novelist Will Ferguson is the author of several award-winning memoirs, including Beyond Belfast, about a 560-mile walk across Northern Ireland in the rain; Hitching Rides With Buddha, about an end-to-end journey across Japan by thumb; and most recently the humour collection Canadian Pie, which includes his travels fro...
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Title:Beyond Belfast: A 560 Mile Journey Across Northern Ireland On Sore Feet
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:416 pages, 9.5 X 6.5 X 1.35 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 9.5 X 6.5 X 1.35 in
Published:October 13, 2009
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780670069156

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