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Book Title: The Curious Mind - 25 Years of John Quinn Radio Programmes

Details: Author: Quinn, John

Reading Age: 18 +

Publisher: Veritas

ISBN-13: 9781847302007

Number of pages: 355

Dimensions: 23 x 15.6 x 3.2 cm

Retail Price: €12.95

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Interviews with Maeve Binchy, Seamus Heaney, Spike Milligan... John Quinn presents a comprehensive selection of entertaining, thought-provoking and insightful programmes taken from many of his RTÉ radio series, spanning a twenty-five-year period.

Seamus Heaney, Spike Milligan, Maeve Binchy, Peter Ustinov, Bernadette greevy and many others have offered up personal anecdotes in conversation with John, with a plethora of topics ranging from childhood, to education, to economics, to place and landscape.

Also included are excerpts from a number of documentaries on topics ranging from Eskimoes to All-Ireland Final Day.

Every short essay a perfect story in itself, this surely is a gem of a book. About the Author.

Born in Ballivor, Co. Meath, John Quinn is a much-loved broadcaster and radio producer who has been the recipient of numerous prestigious radio awards during his twenty-five years with RTÉ. He is also a writer of fiction and non-fiction, including Sea of Love, Sea of Loss: Letters to Olive, an intimate and inspiring book written as a tribute to his late wife. A skilful and engaging storyteller, his children s novel, The Summer of Lily and Esme, was described as an instant classic and won the 1992 Bisto Children s Book of the year. His most recent work is Goodnight Ballivor, I ll Sleep in Trim and is now the subject of a Tg4 documentary."

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