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Michael Collins By James A. Mackay

Michael Collins by James A. Mackay

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Michael Collins was one of the most charismatic figures to emerge during the struggles for the independence of Ireland. This biography charts the dramatic rise of the country boy who became head of the Free State and commander-in-chief of the army, before his death in 1922 aged only 31.

Michael Collins Summary

Michael Collins: A Life by James A. Mackay

The most charismatic figure to emerge during the struggles for the independence of Ireland was undoubtedly Michael Collins. This remarkable biography, which draws on much hitherto unpublished material, charts the dramatic rise of the country boy who became head of the Free State and the commander-in-chief of the army.

Michael Collins Reviews

Dr James Mackay has had a lifelong interest in Michael Collins. At Glasgow University he majored in Irish history and wrote his Masters's thesis on his boyhood hero. This biography realises a longstanding ambition to do justice to one of the great figures of the century. Widely regarded as the world's greatest authority on the life and works of Robert Burns, Mackay's definitive biography, Burns, won the 1994 Saltire Society Book of the Year award. He is also the author of Vagabond of Verse: A Biography of Robert Service, Brave Heart: William Wallace, Allan Pinkerton: The Eye Who Never Slept and Sounds Out of Silence: A Life of Alexander Graham Bell.

About James A. Mackay

Dr James Mackay has had a lifelong interest in Michael Collins. At Glasgow University he majored in Irish history and wrote his Masters's thesis on his boyhood hero. This biography realises a longstanding ambition to do justice to one of the great figures of the century. Widely regarded as the world's greatest authority on the life and works of Robert Burns, Mackay's definitive biography, Burns, won the 1994 Saltire Society Book of the Year award. He is also the author of Vagabond of Verse: A Biography of Robert Service, Brave Heart: William Wallace, Allan Pinkerton: The Eye Who Never Slept and Sounds Out of Silence: A Life of Alexander Graham Bell.

Additional information

GOR001988856
Michael Collins: A Life by James A. Mackay
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
1997-03-10
320
185158949X
9781851589494
N/A
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