Michael Collins: a life

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Mainstream Publishing, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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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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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 Life

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The movie Michael Collins has sparked a modest renaissance on the Irish leader. Mackay (William Wallace: Brave Heart, Trafalgar Square, 1996) illuminates Collins in all his shortcomings and glory. He ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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London 190616
27
The Easter Rising 1916
45
Copyright

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Mackay is an award winning author and historian and is regarded as the world's leading authority on the life and works of Robert Burns.

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