Island Years, Island Farm download free [PDF and Ebook] by Frank Fraser Darling

Island Years, Island Farm download free [PDF and Ebook] by Frank Fraser Darling year 2011
  • Book name: Island Years, Island Farm
  • Author: Frank Fraser Darling
  • Release date: 2011/10/25
  • Publisher: LITTLE TOLLER BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9781908213013
  • Rating: 8.8 of 10
  • Votes: 374
  • Review by: Hugh Mcdougal
  • Review rating: 9.32 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/21
  • Total pages: 312
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Unhappily land-locked in his early adult life, Frank Fraser Darling's fortunes changed when he began visiting Scotland's west coast in the 1930s. Surviving treacherous boat journeys, a broken leg, and hell-bent storms, he made temporary homes with his family on some of the remotest Hebridean islands so he could study the habits of grey seals and seabirds. The family finally settled on an abandoned croft in the Summer Isles, on Tanera Mor, and started farming the barren land. They repaired a ruined herring fishery and its stone quay. They fertilised the ground with seaweed, cut peat for the fires, planted a garden behind sheltered walls. Slowly, they brought life back to the island. Little Toller republishes classic books about nature and rural life.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H6M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Natural History Books
  • Available formats: TXTz, WORD, HTM, JPG, TXT, EPUB, DOC, PDF. Compressed in RAR, ZIP, TAR.7Z, TAR.GZ, 7-ZIP, CHM
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.17 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x216x30mm
  • Weight: 440g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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