The Road to God Knows Where. Sean Maher.
"My parents were out-and-out travellers, as were their parents and grandparents before them"

The Road to God Knows Where

Very Good / Very Good. Item #7576
ISBN: 0854520813

Dublin: Talbot Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's simulated cloth in photo-illustrated dust jacket; [6],157pp.; illus. throughout. Minor chipping to jacket extremities, most notably at spine crown, boards a bit soiled, gift inscription to half title, else Very Good and sound.

Personal and sociological account of itinerant culture in Ireland. The author was born of "travelling" parents, spending the first twelve years of his life living in tents and caravans until he ran away and was committed to an Industrial School. At the time of publication Maher was employed by the Itinerant Settlement Committee, driving children of itinerant families to and from school.

Price: $25.00

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