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The Outrun By Amy Liptrot

The Outrun
by Amy Liptrot

An exhilarating nature memoir about recovering from alcoholism in Orkney that was a runaway hit in hardback - 'A future classic' New Statesman

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The Outrun Summary


THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2017 PEN ACKERLEY PRIZE WINNER OF THE 2016 WAINWRIGHT PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ONDAATJE PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 WELLCOME PRIZE At the age of thirty, Amy Liptrot finds herself washed up back home on Orkney. Standing unstable on the island, she tries to come to terms with the addiction that has swallowed the last decade of her life. As she spends her mornings swimming in the bracingly cold sea, her days tracking Orkney's wildlife, and her nights searching the sky for the Merry Dancers, Amy discovers how the wild can restore life and renew hope.

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GOR007791528
The Outrun
Amy Liptrot
Well Read
Paperback
Canongate Books Ltd
2016-08-04
304
178211548X
9781782115489
Winner of Wainwright Prize 2016 (UK) Winner of PEN/Ackerley Prize 2017 (UK) Short-listed for Wellcome Book Prize 2016 (UK) Short-listed for Saltire Award 2016 (UK) Long-listed for Gordon Burn Prize 2016 (UK)
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