In February of 1970, Thomas Lynch, aged twenty-one, bought a one-way ticket to Ireland. He landed in the townland of Moveen, at the edge of the ocean in West Clare, outside the thatched cottage that his great-grandfather had left late in the nineteenth century with a one-way ticket to America. Tommy and Nora Lynch, Thomas Lynch's elderly, unmarried, distant cousins welcomed the young American 'home'. In the words of the author, 'it changed my life'.
Booking Passage is part travelogue, part cultural study, part memoir and elegy, part guidebook for what Lynch calls 'fellow pilgrims' working their way through their own and the larger histories. It is a magnificent hymn of praise to Ireland.
Generi Guide turistiche e Viaggi » Guide turistiche » Europa » Letteratura di viaggio , Romanzi e Letterature » Scritti di viaggio » Autobiografie e biografie letterarie » Diari, Lettere, Memorie , Storia e Biografie » Biografie Diari e Memorie » Scrittori, poeti e letterati » Memorie , Famiglia Scuola e Università » Famiglia e Figli » Relazioni interpersonali
Editore Random House
Formato Ebook con Adobe DRM
EAN-13 9781446483893 9781446483893