This is a book about Glasgow, but not your everyday history book. "Glasgow By the Way But" is a contemporary series of essays examining different aspects of Glasgow in a historical and cultural context, revealing a unique, amusing and sometimes critical, perspective of Cairney's beloved city. Those who remember John Cairney's performances and have read his other books will enjoy the insightful anecdotes from Cairney's career.
|Title||Glasgow by the way, but|
|Subtitle||Celebrating a City|
|Author Bio||Perhaps best known for his role writing and starring in the 1968 Scottish Television adaptation 'Burns', presented as a six week serial, John Cairney is a passionate Scot, travelling the world spreading Scottish history abroad. Born and brought up in Glasgow but now living in New Zealand, Cairney has had the benefit of experiencing the city as one of its citizens and observing it from afar.Previous titles include On The Trail of Robert Burns, 0 946487 51 0, Immortal Memories, ISBN 1 842820 09 5, The Luath Burns Companion, 1 842820 00 1, and The Quest for Robert Louis Stevenson, 1 842820 85 0|
|Reviews||'... a fervent homage to the city of his birth.' EVENING TIMES 'A good read, even to venerable Edinburghers.' EDINBURGH EVENING TIMES 'I have the greatest pleasure in inviting you to read this tale of John Cairney's romance with Glasgow. It's pure dead brilliant!' LIZ CAMERON, LORD PROVOST OF GLASGOW|
|BIC Subject||Local history|
|BISAC Subject||HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain|