Eamon de Valera: The Man Who Was Ireland

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HarperPerennial, Feb 8, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 772 pages
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Publishing to coincide with St. Patrick's Day and the 75th anniversary of Irish Independence, this thorough, incisive, and wryly eloquent biography gives a sweeping portrait of Eamon de Valera, who was a part of Ireland and Irish politics for 50 years. of illustrations.

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While the book deserves credit for its length and writing style bias runs through the book and it suffers from alack of independent thought. The comparison between the fairness of Coogan's book on Collins and this one on Dev does not come close. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
The Harsh Reality of a Nursery
3
Marriage Through the Medium
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Tim Pat Coogan is the former editor of the "Irish Press" and author of "The Troubles," "De Valera," "Michael Collins "and "The IRA,

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