Native Stranger: A Journey in Familiar and Foreign Scotland (BOK)

Alastair Scott

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After ten years of wanderlust which took him to nearly seventy countries around the world, Alastair Scott decided it was time to make 'home' his destination. Resolving to explore Scotland and the Scottish people in as much depth and breadth as possible, the author drew up an itinerary which would take him from the outermost isle to the innermost city, sampling the experiences of modern Scotland in all their diversity. Encompassing issues of the land, eccentrics in castles, the state of the Gaidheal, homelessness in Edinburgh, and all the idiosyncrasies of history, development and decline in between, Scott's journey covered four thousand miles of island, mountain and lowland. The variety of place and circumstance was exceeded only by that of the characters encountered en route. The result is a detailed and engrossing portrait of contemporary Scotland, and of one man's rediscovery of his native land.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Alastair Scott
Forlag
Sphere Books
ISBN 9780751553185
Antall sider 464 Dimensjoner 12,8cm x 20,3cm x 3,1cm
Vekt 318 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Travel writing