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Dedalus reissues Theo Dorgan’s acclaimed account of a transatlantic voyage under sail

Sailing for Home
A Voyage from Antigua to Ireland

Theo Dorgan

$20.50    |    978-1-906614-33-1    |    2012

"A book for everyone"—Doris Lessing

  Sailing for Home

 Theo Dorgan   Theo Dorgan was born in Cork in 1953 and is one of Ireland’s best known poets. Poet, prose writer, editor, scriptwriter, translator and sailor, his other books include the long poem Sappho’s Daughter, his prose account of a transatlantic voyage under sail Sailing for Home, praised by Doris Lessing as "a book for everyone," and, in 2007, A Book of Uncommon Prayer, which he compiled and edited. He is the editor of Irish Poetry Since Kavanagh, and co-editor of Leabhar Mór na hÉireann / The Great Book of Ireland, An Leabhar Mór / The Great Book of Gaelic, the anthology Watching the River Flow and the acclaimed collection of historical essays Revising the Rising.He translates from the Irish and from the French and his own work has appeared in Italian and Spanish editions. He is a member of Aosdána.

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