The Island of the White Cow

  • Title: The Island of the White Cow
  • Author: Deborah Tall
  • ISBN: 9780689707223
  • Page: 440
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. a great first person account of moving to a very remote island off the galway coast. Maybe more desolete and rural than i want but could relate to her ssense of belonging. Her discovery of self and the conclusion very fitting. Yes, one day even if not permanently i will call an irish cottage home.

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    2. I'm traveling to Ireland this summer _ a return visit after about 25 years _ so I retrieved this book from my shelf and read it straight through this time. Like Deborah Tall as she begins her stay on the Island of the White Cow, I'm an American infatuated with Ireland and Irish literature. But I'm one of the summer visitors, who arrive in the good weather and fly away after a week or two. I'm grateful for her memoir. She recounts the poverty, rust and tarnish of daily life without diminishing a [...]

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    3. This is a wonderful autobiography chronicling a young American writer's journey from the U.S. to a small Irish island, where she lived for over five years with a prominent Irish poet. This is simultaneously a fascinating study of island life and its accompanied poverty, and the development of a young woman from college graduate to serious poet. She analyzes her intentions in making such a drastic lifestyle change as well as the course the relationship takes in response to her sacrifices, and the [...]

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    4. I've had this book on my reading list for a long time. Unfortunately, I was disappointed in the book. The island and its people were interesting, but the survival efforts on the part of the author and her writer-boyfriend came across as dreary rather than inspiring. I guess this was more a coming-of-age for Tall than it was a story of an Irish island.

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