Biography

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  • Rotal

    Maggie Smith (Editor)

    Accounts of fishing in the Outer Hebrides.

    £12.00

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  • Water Over Silver

    William J Turner

    A biography of the life of John Macintosh Mathieson.

    £15.00

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  • Gaelic Guerrilla: John Angus Mackay, Gael Extraordinaire

    Roy N. Pedersen

    Many individuals have contributed to this linguistic and cultural renaissance. One man, John Angus Mackay, however, stands out. Without his heroic efforts, a whole range of key Gaelic developments could never have achieved the success they have.

    £14.99

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  • Eadar Dà Shaoghal

    Dòmhnall MacLeòid

    Based on the successful radio series, ‘Eadar Dà Shaoghal’ (Between Two Worlds), Donald MacLeod’s stories vividly portray the sights and sounds and emotions of his boyhood in the Isle of Bernera, Lewis.

    £15.95

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  • Seòl Mo Bheatha

    Donald E. Meek

    The autobiography of Professor Donald E. Meek. Well-known as a Gaelic and Celtic academic who spent his working life in the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

    £9.99

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  • Flight From the Croft

    Bill Innes

    A frequently amusing account of one man’s pursuit of an unlikely dream in a golden era of commercial aviation expansion.

    As a barefoot lad in the Outer Hebrides, Bill Innes dreamed th

    £18.99

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  • Ceit an Tàilleir à Beàrnaraigh

    Alison Dix (Editor)

    The biography of Ceit Dix from Berneray, along with local songs, stories and folklore, many of which were recorded by the School of Scottish Studies. Edited by Ceit’s granddaughter, Alison Dix.

    £7.99

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  • A Family in Skye 1908-1916

    Isobel Macdonald

    A beguiling acount of an extraordinary island childhood and a classic of early 20th century Hebridean social history.

    £12.95

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  • The Assynt Crofter

    Judith Ross Napier

    The biography of Allan MacRae by Judith Napier, who, along with a small group of fellow crofters, led to victory the ground-breaking Assynt Crofters Trust land buy-out.

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  • Sùil Air Ais Anns an Sgàthan

    Murchadh Peutan

    The autobiography of Murchadh Peutan, from his childhood on the Isle of Skye to his varied career in the Glasgow police force and as a teacher, in Kenya and elsewhere

    (Gaelic only)

    £7.99

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  • Leabhar-latha Croitearachd – Crofting Diary

    Aonghas MacAoidh

    Angus MacKay was born in 1936 and was raised on his family’s croft at Ormiclate, South Uist. Angus was one of seven children and, together with his brother Donald John, worked their Ormiclate crofts for many years.

    £5.00

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  • Tha Cuimhn’ Agam…

    Calum Laing (Editor)

    Gaelic and English Writings by Malcolm Laing (1888 – 1968)

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