The wit and Wisdom of Kerry download free [PDF and Ebook] by Breda Joy

The wit and Wisdom of Kerry download free [PDF and Ebook] by Breda Joy year 2015
  • Book name: The wit and Wisdom of Kerry
  • Author: Breda Joy
  • Release date: 2015/12/3
  • Publisher: THE MERCIER PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781781173374
  • Rating: 8.18 of 10
  • Votes: 379
  • Review by: Brenda Rowell
  • Review rating: 7.42 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/23
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This new collection about Kerry represents a county which has produced leading national figures, such as Daniel O'Connell and Dick Spring, and has been at the centre of numerous critical news-making events in Irish life. The book is divided into a variety of sections such as politics, sport, the demon drink, marriage, humour and emigration; it journeys from the sublime to the ridiculous, stopping off at assorted stations in between. Contributions are from well-known Kerry writers - the `usual suspects' - to memoirs, journals and anthologies below the general radar. Masters of literature such as Con Houlihan, John B. Keane, Brendan Kennelly, and John Millington Synge are quoted, alongside other, less well-known sources who all add colour to this portrait of the kingdom. Within these pages you will find a connection between Kilgarvan and Martin Luther King Jnr, Dingle and Dolly Parton, Killarney and Brendan Behan. Even the handsome Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney gets a few words in.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H39M44S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: General, Slang & Dialect Humour, Funny Books & Stories, Guidebooks, British & Irish History
  • Available formats: DOC, PDF, HTMLZ, EPUB, TXT, TIFF, PPTX, WORD. Compressed in XZ, Z, AZW4, ZIP, CHM, RAR
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 16.66 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x27mm
  • Weight: 342g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cork, Ireland
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