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Mick: The Real Michael Collins, Hart, Peter
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Author Name:    Hart, Peter

Title:   Mick: The Real Michael Collins

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Penguin Books 

ISBN Number:   0143038540 / 9780143038542

Seller ID:   ING9780143038542

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Few leaders in history have been as mythologized as Michael Collins. Before his death at 31, he had fought in the Easter Rising, organized the IRA and out-spied British intelligence, negotiated the Anglo-Irish Treaty, and run the first independent government in Ireland. Peter Hart's groundbreaking biography restores humanity to this mythical figure. Drawing on previously unknown sources, delving into Collins's pre-revolutionary past, and assessing the methods--and the costs--of his rise to power, "Mick" reveals a man of often ruthless ambition, more politician than soldier, whose friendships went no farther than his interests. A work as thrilling as it is authoritative.



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