The Crofter and the Laird

The Crofter and the Laird

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When John McPhee returned to the island of his ancestors—Colonsay, twenty-five miles west of the Scottish mainland—a hundred and thirty-eight people were living there. About eighty of these, crofters and farmers, had familial histories of unbroken residence on the island for two or three hundred years; the rest, including the English laird who owned Colonsay, were "incomers." Donald McNeill, the crofter of the title, was working out his existence in this last… (more)


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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2011)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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