A Book of Migrations

Rebecca Solnit

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Verso Books
5 September 2011
ISBN: 9781844677085
Paperback

From the publisher

"A brilliant meditation on travel."—The New York Times

In this acclaimed exploration of the culture of others, Rebecca Solnit travels through Ireland, the land of her long-forgotten maternal ancestors. A Book of Migrations portrays in microcosm a history made of great human tides of invasion, colonization, emigration, nomadism and tourism. Enriched by cross-cultural comparisons with the history of the American West, A Book of Migrations carves a new route through Ireland's history, literature and landscape.