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Peig: The Autobiography of Peig Sayers of the Great Blasket Island

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Here is one of the classics of modern Gaelic literature--the autobiography of Peig Sayers, a remarkable woman who lived forty years at the edge of survival on barren Great Blasket Island, and who came to be recognized as one of the last of Ireland's traditional storytellers. Here is a story as unforgettable as it is simple. It reveals with fidelity, humor, and poignancy a woman's life in a bleak world where survival itself was a triumph and death as familiar as life. Peig said of her son Tom???s, who was killed in a fall ...

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Peig: The Autobiography of Peig Sayers of the Great Blasket Island
1999, Edco, The Educational Company of Ireland, Dublin

ISBN-13: 9780861674404

Paperback

Peig: The Autobiography of Peig Sayers of the Great Blasket Island
1974, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse

ISBN-13: 9780815602583

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Peig: The Autobiography of Peig Sayers of the Great Blasket Island
1974, Talbot Press Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780854520862

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Peig: The Autobiography of Peig Sayers of the Great Blasket Island
1974, Syracuse University Press

ISBN-13: 9780815601067

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