Butt and Ben

Butt and Ben

A Highland Boyhood

by Donald Sutherland

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/10/1995

RRP  $18.99 $18.75
    Please Note: We will source your item through a special order.  Please allow up to 8-14 weeks for delivery.
Donald Sutherland grew up in Oban at the beginning of the twentieth century. In this charming and perceptive memoir, he reminisces about his early life there, painting a detailed picture of those halcyon years just before the outbreak of the First World War. His privileged upbringing gave him a unique perspective on the upper stratum of society and their concerns and pastimes, and his book
abounds with amusing incident and eccentric personalities: the American visitor who mistook young Donald's kilt for a skirt and thought he was a girl, the sharp-shooting Princess Radziwill who tried to bag a Highland goat (which later suffered at the hands of a none-too skilled taxidermist) and the clan Maclaine heir who ran off to the London stage are just some of the characters which feature.
ISBN:
9781874744283
9781874744283
Category:
Autobiography: historical
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-10-1995
Publisher:
Birlinn General
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
256
Dimensions (mm):
198x129x18mm
Weight:
0.18kg

Our Australian supplier has this title on order. You can place a backorder for this title now and we will ship it to you when it becomes available. 

While we are unable to provide a delivery estimate, most backorders will be delivered within 8-14 weeks. If we are informed by our supplier that the title is no longer available during this time, we will cancel and refund you for this item. Likewise, if no delivery estimate has been provided within 12 weeks, we will contact our supplier for an update. If there is still no delivery estimate we will then cancel the item and provided you with a refund.

If we are able to secure you a copy of the title, our supplier will send it to our Sydney warehouse. Once received we make sure it is in perfect condition and then send it to you via the Australia Post eParcel service, which includes online tracking. You will receive a shipping notice from us when this occurs.

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review Butt and Ben.