Michael Collins: a life
Profiles the life of the enigmatic Irish hero, from his peasant birth in 1890 to his dramatic rise to head of the Free State and commander-in-chief of the army and his tragic death at the age of thirty-one
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We're going to get Beaslai and Fleming next.' Pat Fleming had been court-
martialled and sent to Maryborough (now Pordaoise) Gaol in March 191 7.
Demanding political status, he had put up an obstreperous campaign, refusing to
Beaslai, Stack and four others broke out, using a wooden ladder which had been
propped up against the outer wall. Stack was suffering from a septic leg,
aggravated by his exertions in climbing the ladder. When he returned to Dublin
via the ...
Beaslai, vol. I, p.267 3. The Earl of Longford and Thomas R O'Neill, Eamon de
Ulera (1970), pp.84-86 4. Beaslai, vol. L p.269 5. Longford and O'Neill, p.90 6.
Leon O'Broin, In Great Haste (1983), pp.6-7 7. Figgis, p. 1 93 8. Collins papers,
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing
Much of this book reads, not as a biography so much as, a peon of praise. Michael was taller, more handsome and a better fighter than anyone. Michael was right in every decision. As a biography, I ... Read full review
MICHAEL COLLINS: A LifeUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A stirring, comprehensive life of the great Irish patriot. ``If you think you understand what's going on, you're just confused,'' says a graffito current in Belfast. The same is true of Irish history ... Read full review
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