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The Resource Faraway, Lucy Irvine

Faraway, Lucy Irvine

Label
Faraway
Title
Faraway
Statement of responsibility
Lucy Irvine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • With her three sons, Lucy Irvine went to live for a year on remote Pigeon Island in the Solomons. The invitation had come from an intrepid 80 year-old, Diana Hepworth, who, in 1947, set sail from England to find a faraway paradise where she and her husband Tom could raise a family.
  • 'Enthralling...stunningly vivid....my nomination for travel book of the year' Daily Mail on Faraway. 'A more honest account of island life and a better debunker of paradise than Faraway would be hard to find' Sunday Times on Faraway. 'It is a wise book: full of wisdom about parenthood and dreams we chase, published at a time when myth of escape is as powerful as ever' Independent on Sunday on Faraway. 'Another astonishing tale' Conde Nast Traveller on Faraway. 'A very good story indeed' Scotsman on Faraway
Biographical or historical data
Lucy Irvine is the author of one novel, One is One, as well as Castaway and an account of her early years, Runaway. She lives in the Highlands of Scotland.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irvine, Lucy
Dewey number
919.59304
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Irvine, Lucy.
  • Hepworth, Diana
  • Hepworth, Tom
  • British
  • Travel writing
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Travel writing
  • Solomon Islands
Summary expansion
With her three sons, Lucy Irvine went to live for a year on remote Pigeon Island in the Solomons. The invitation had come from an intrepid 80 year-old, Diana Hepworth, who, in 1947, set sail from England to find a faraway paradise where she and her husband Tom could raise a family
Target audience
general
Label
Faraway, Lucy Irvine
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780552146807
Dimensions
18x11x3 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
448 p.
Isbn
9780552146807
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col., photos., 33 pages of full
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Faraway, Lucy Irvine
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780552146807
Dimensions
18x11x3 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
448 p.
Isbn
9780552146807
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col., photos., 33 pages of full
Specific material designation
regular print

Library Locations

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      Porchester Road, London, W2 5DU, GB
      51.5174517 -0.1883835
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