Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

Finding Sobriety in the Rural Rituals of Her Remote Orkney Home

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THE OUTRUN By Amy Liptrot 280 pp. W. W. Norton & Company. $25.95. Amy Liptrot begins her memoir with a glossary: In the Orkney Islands of far northern Scotland, seals are called selkies; cattle are kye; and the fog rolling in from the sea goes by the evocative haar.

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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