The Autobiography of Peig Sayers (1973)
Book ID: 62403
Peig. The Autobiography of Peig Sayers of the Great Blasket Island. Translated Into English by Bryan MacMahon. Illustrated by Catriona O’Connor. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1973. First Edition. Pp, 212. Fine copy in pictorial dust jacket.
First published in Irish in 1936, Peig is perhaps the most famous expression of a late Gaelic Revival genre of personal histories by and about inhabitants of the Blasket Islands and other remote Irish locations.