The Lightkeeper: A Memoir [Audiobook] download free by Gerald Butler

The Lightkeeper: A Memoir Audiobook download free by Gerald Butler
  • Listen audiobook: The Lightkeeper: A Memoir
  • Author: Gerald Butler
  • Release date: 2013/7/26
  • Publisher: THE LIFFEY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781908308252
  • Rating: 8.6 of 10
  • Votes: 847
  • Review by: Jana Atherton
  • Review rating: 7.59 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/11
  • Duration: 2H28M43S in 256 kbps (40 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-15
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MPEG4, WAV, MPEG-4 SLS, FLAC, MP3 (compression AZW, ZIP, RAR, XZ, BZ, CPIO, CHM)
  • Total pages original book: 200
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 13M48S (3.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Gerald Butler was one of Ireland's last lightkeepers. Until they were fully automated in the 1990s, Gerald spent over 21 years tending to many lighthouses around the coast of Ireland. In 'The Lightkeeper' he recalls with passion the thrills, trials, tragedies, triumphs and dangers of serving on lighthouses such as Bull Rock, Mizen Head, the Old Head of Kinsale and the infamous Fastnet Rock. Throughout his captivating story, he recollects the terrible traumas of crews battling for their lives on mountainous seas, in horrendous, stormy conditions. He describes in detail the tragic 1979 Fastnet yacht race, which involved 3,000 competitors and more than 4,000 rescuers, and in which he played a vital role as a lighthouse keeper on the forbidding Fastnet Rock, towering over the storm-struck vessels as they struggled for survival. An affectionate portrayal of a different era, 'The Lightkeeper' gives a unique insight into the lives and characters of lighthouse keepers, their families and the wider seafaring community.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Ships & Shipping
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.50 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x232x16mm
  • Weight: 299.37g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Dublin, Ireland

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