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BeschreibungCalum MacLeod, at 56, found himself the last man left on the northern tip of the island of Raasey. This is the story of how he constructed an 'impossible' road that would link his dying community with the rest of the island, a quest which took over 20 years. Over 25,000 copies were sold in hardback, and it was shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize 2007. '...wonderful, elegant and serious,' "The Telegraph"
PortraitRoger Hutchinson is an award-winning author and journalist. After working as an editor in London, in 1977 he joined the West Highland Free Press in Skye. Since then he has published thirteen books, including Polly: the True Story Behind Whisky Galore. He is still attached to the WHFP as editorialist and columnist, and has written for BBC Radio, The Scotsman, The Guardian, The Herald and The Literary Review. His book The Soap Man (Birlinn 2003) was shortlisted for the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year (2004).
Untertitel: Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Birlinn General
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2008
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten