History caught on the hoof and the wing by those who were actually there - a brilliant selection and guide Andrew Marr A bravura feat in browsability, this captivating, timely and useful book will reward any amount of flipping and dipping ... full of moving, amusing and revealing detail ... What an exemplary reclaiming of Scotland's past, what a necessary and notable contribution to its future Scotland on Sunday Fascinating and very valuable ... This book should find a place in every Scottish home Scotsman
About the Author
Rosemary Goring took a degree in Economics and Social History at St Andrews University. She started her career in publishing in the role of in-house editor for Chambers Biographical Dictionary and has since edited and written for many reference books, among them the Larousse Dictionaries of Writers and Literary Characters. She was Literary Editor of Scotland on Sunday for several years before becoming Literary Editor of the Herald. Her latest book is Scotland: The Autobiography (Penguin, 2007).