Brendan Behan: A Life

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Roberts Rinehart, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 334 pages
Brendan Behan -- self-described drinker with a writing problem -- is in the same league as literary legends T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, and Dylan Thomas. Drawing on a major collection of Behan's prison correspondence and documents, the author also interviewed family members, friends, writers, as well as Behan's editors and producers.

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Irish writer Brendan Behan (1923-64) was adored unconditionally by his beloved Granny, endowed with a great love of the written word by his father, and inspired to embrace republicanism and the IRA by ... Read full review

Contents

PART ONE 19231946
3
Adrift in Dublin Bohemia
123
Between Paris and Home
145
Copyright

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O'Sullivan has written biographies of Sean Lemass and Mary Robinson.

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