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Title: THE OUTRUN
By: Amy Liptrot
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 178211548X
ISBN 13: 9781782115489
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Publisher: CANONGATE BOOKS LTD
Pub. date: 4 August, 2016
Edition: Main
Pages: 304
Description: An exhilarating nature memoir about recovering from alcoholism in Orkney that was a runaway hit in hardback - 'A future classic' New Statesman
Synopsis: THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2017 PEN ACKERLEY PRIZEWINNER OF THE 2016 WAINWRIGHT PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ONDAATJE PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 WELLCOME PRIZEAt 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.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Canongate Books Ltd
Prizes: 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 (UK). Long-listed for Gordon Burn Prize (UK).
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