Narrow Dog to Wigan Pier
A Paperback edition by Terry Darlington (May 23, 2013)
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Short Description: At seventy-five, Terry and Monica Darlington had done everything they could think of doing, including starting a business and becoming athletes and running a literary... Read more
At seventy-five, Terry and Monica Darlington had done everything they could think of doing, including starting a business and becoming athletes and running a literary society.Lately they had become boating adventurers and Terry a bestselling writer. But in their Midlands canal town in November, life was looking dull and short on surprises.
Then their famous canal boat was destroyed by fire. Within a few days they had bought a new one and soon headed north in the Phyllis May 2 - to Liverpool, Lancaster, the Pennines and Wigan Pier. Terry recorded the journey, and alongside it the story of his life and his marriage and his dog Jim, with his broken ear like a flat cap, and Monica's dog Jess, known with heartbreaking reason as the Flying Catastrophe.
Funny, affecting and beautifully told, this is a story that brims with incident and excitement, and is full of the famous and fascinating people the Darlingtons have met - a story of an adventurous life well lived.
Narrow Dog to Wigan Pier Paperback edition by Terry Darlington
- Terry Darlington
- Transworld Publishers Ltd , Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
- Publication date
- May 23, 2013
- Product dimensions
- 139 x 199 x 25mm