Off in a Boat

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Dundurn, 1998 - Authors, Scottish - 348 pages
His ability scrupulously to evoke the landscapes and the peoples of the Highlands, his blending together of myth and reality and his wide-ranging imagination make Neil Gunn the most important Scottish novelist of the 20th century. --Trevor Royle, The Macmillan Companion to Scottish Literature
 

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Contents

How not to Buy a Boat page
13
Fitting Out
38
Cutting the Painter
61
Out to Sea
73
And it did Blow
86
How we Arrived at Eigg
114
Egga Ego Ardegga Egea Biggie or Eigg
126
To Arisaig and the Sands of Morar
150
Hii Hy I la lo Y Yi or lona
204
The Torranan Rocks
239
Oban
256
Glen Etive where she builded her bridal hold
269
Landlord Rampant
284
XVin Farewell to Deirdres Garden
304
I dislike being long at a time
310
Homeward Bound
320

Round Ardnamurchan
163
An tEilean Muilleach
169
Round the Caliach
182
The Ross of Mull
193
Liberty and Property
331
The Last Trump
341
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