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High Kings To Seakings By Anthony Holten
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In the changing world of 1960's Ireland, a young man named Anthony Holten answered a newspaper advertisement and soon found himself in a totally alien environment upon the high seas. From the even... More > tenor of a mechanic's life in Dublin, he was catapulted into the hustle and bustle of shipboard life - where a new world enfolded him amidst the clamorous machinery spaces of steamships plying between many far-flung destinations. The writer recounts his experiences as a developing marine engineer and his impressions as a raw landlubber learning a mariner's life in a story that takes the reader on a worldwide journey that begins in rural Ireland: from his early experiences in the ports of Europe to the cold hostile Atlantic Ocean and the Baltic Sea; across the western oceans to the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal to the Pacific Ocean; and then from the USA to the searing heat of the Persian Gulf via Capetown and ever onwards to the Far East.< Less
Of Other Days By Anthony Holten
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"Of Other Days" is an account of a rural childhood spent in post World War II Ireland during the 1940's and 1950's. Portrayed against the backdrop of Tara, Navan, and The Boyne Valley, the... More > author relates his recollections of growing up in County Meath, Ireland during an age of relative innocence and simplicity. Comprised of 85 tales of varying lengths, the many different aspects of life in the Irish countryside during these years are explored in detail, reflecting an Ireland which now, just over half a century later in the new millennium, has well and truly vanished. Originally available locally and launched in County Meath in a limited signed numbered edition of 200 copies, "Of Other Days" is now also available in this second edition. Written by Anthony Holten, edited and designed by John A. Holten.< Less
Of Other Days By Anthony Holten
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"Of Other Days" is an account of a rural childhood spent in post World War II Ireland during the 1940's and 1950's. Portrayed against the backdrop of Tara, Navan, and The Boyne Valley, the... More > author relates his recollections of growing up in County Meath, Ireland during an age of relative innocence and simplicity. Comprised of 85 tales of varying lengths, the many different aspects of life in the Irish countryside during these years are explored in detail, reflecting an Ireland which now, just over half a century later in the new millennium, has well and truly vanished. Originally available locally and launched in County Meath in a limited signed numbered edition of 200 copies, "Of Other Days" is now also available in this second edition. Written by Anthony Holten, edited and designed by John A. Holten.< Less

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