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Author Kanigel, Robert.

Title On an Irish island [OverDrive electronic resource] / Robert Kanigel.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 320 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Contents 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.
Subject Great Blasket Island (Ireland) -- History.
Great Blasket Island (Ireland) -- Biography.
Great Blasket Island (Ireland) -- Description and travel.
Adventure and adventurers -- Ireland -- Great Blasket Island -- Biography.
Travelers -- Ireland -- Great Blasket Island -- Biography.
Genre Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kanigel, Robert. On an Irish island. 1st ed. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012 9780307269591 (DLC) 2011028159 (OCoLC)727702859
ISBN 9780307957481 (electronic bk.)
0307957489 (electronic bk.)
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