Our Like Will Not Be There Again: Notes From The West Of Ireland by Lawrence MillmanOur Like Will Not Be There Again: Notes From The West Of Ireland by Lawrence Millman

Our Like Will Not Be There Again: Notes From The West Of Ireland

byLawrence Millman

Paperback | May 10, 2015

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Award-winning travel writer Lawrence Millman tromps through western Ireland's rugged countryside to record the oral history of its people before their hard-earned traditions are permanently stifled by industrialization and development. In doing so he produces a "lovely nugget of good writing" (New York Times) that relays the stories of traditional laborers-tinkers cartwrights, rat-charmers, coopers, thatchers, farriers, gleemen, pig-gelders-with candor and depth.
Lawrence Millman is the author of 16 books, including such titles as Last Places, Lost in the Arctic, An Evening Among Headhunters, and - most recently - Giant Polypores & Stoned Reindeer. His articles have appeared in National Geographic, Outside, Smithsonian, Atlantic Monthly, and Sports Illustrated. He is a Fellow of the Explorers C...
Title:Our Like Will Not Be There Again: Notes From The West Of IrelandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.49 × 5.51 × 0.66 inPublished:May 10, 2015Publisher:M. Evans & CompanyLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Proem...And He Not Far From Quiet Hisself I. The Shanachie 1. Mackerels Was All Me Life 2. I Only Want to Possess What I Have 3. You Can Tell My Stories Aren't Book Stories 4. My Father Was a Great Man at the Harvesting II. The Tinker 5. We Could Have All Been Bards 6. The Road is the Best College 7. Listenin' Was a Great Thing Once III. Body Parts 8. Who Will You Leave Your Hands to When You Die? 9. After me, It'll Be Dead. Poetry, I Mean 10. We Are All Islands Envoi: The Vanishing

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Millman's a genius.