Fast-paced and fact-packed, this compendium revels in the history, places and people of Wales? largest county. Carmarthenshire?s rich heritage is explored within, including sport, industry, religion, education and the arts. This whistle-stop tour through the ?Garden of Wales? covers both celebrated characters and murky pasts, taking in the county?s breathtaking castles, nature reserves and famous landmarks along the way. From the county gaol and asylum to school strikes and industrial riots, this is a book you won?t want to put down.