Them That Live the Longest

By Charlie Allan

Format: Hardback

In this, the sequel to the successful The Truth Tells Twice, Charlie Allan continues the wonderful story of his family farm and surrounding community in the North-east of Scotland, as the running of the farm comes under his guidance. A lively, fresh and vivid account, joyous and absorbing, it is sure to become a household favourite.

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Birlinn Limited

Birlinn publishes mostly non-fiction books, ranging from biography to history, military history and Scottish interest. Their imprints, Polygon Books, Arena Sport Books and John Donald Books, publish a wide variety of genres including culture, literary fiction, poetry and sports.

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In this, the sequel to the successful The Truth Tells Twice, Charlie Allan continues the wonderful story of his family farm and surrounding community in the North-east of Scotland, as the running of the farm comes under his guidance. Filled with the same warmth and humour as its prequel, Them that Live the Longest explores the changing face of farming in the latter half of the 20th century, as well as examining the varied life of Charlie Allan himself - from teaching economics in economics in Glasgow, Strathclyde and St Andrews Universities to competing around the world as a Highland Games athlete, song-writing, publishing several books, and a five year stint as a producer-presenter with the BBC, turning his hand to the running of the farm and his eventual hand-over to the next generation. It is a lively, fresh and vivid account, joyous and absorbing and is sure to become a household favourite.

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Format Hardback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 25 Aug 2010
ISBN 9781841588902
Number of Pages 288

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