The Noblest Work of God: The Memoirs of James Lough and John Craig

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For eight years Lough and his family laboured in Ohio before returning home to Scotland - where they first had to settle the debts they had left unpaid as they dashed for the Atlantic crossing, before building up a successful coastal trading business. The Loughs experienced tragedy and pain in the First World War and its aftermath. James was distraught when first his wife and then three of his four sons perished. Yet throughout, Lough clung to a personal creed based on the principles of thrift, hard work and personal ...

The Noblest Work of God: The Memoirs of James Lough and John Craig 2004, Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781841583921

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