One Last Bend – a personal history of Peter Henry’s travelling shop
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In One Last Bend; A personal history of Peter Henry’s travelling shop, Peter’s son Vincent, a former civil servant, school teacher and footballer, recounts the remarkable story of his family’s enterprise. Henry charts the van’s history from staple of rural life to a vestige of a bygone era. Readers will also encounter the many colorful characters who populated these Irish hinterlands; including Razor Devine, the gifted footballer and unrepentant thief; Junior, the hapless bachelor farmer; and Nannie Stanton, famous for her legendary country butter.