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28196. Hill, Peter. Stargazing. Knopf. 2004.

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28196. Hill, Peter. Stargazing. Knopf. 2004.

28196. Hill, Peter. Stargazing. Knopf. 2004. 275p. DJ. When Peter Hill, a student at Dundee College of Art, answered an advertisement seeking relief lighthouse keepers, little did he imagine that within a month he would be living with three men he didn’t know in a lighthouse on Pladda, a small remote island off the west coast of Scotland . The year was 1973, Hill was nineteen, and he was to spend the next six months in various lighthouses, “keeping” with all manner of unusual and fascinating people. The resulting book is a charming and beautifully written memoir that is not only a heartfelt lament for Hill’s own youth and innocence but also for a simpler and more honest age, for the life of the keepers kept awake by the spray and the cold wind, and mush more. (VG+). Published at $29.95. Our Price $14.95.