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Michael Collins By Tim Pat Coogan

Michael Collins
by Tim Pat Coogan

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A biography of Michael Collins, the man who was responsible for the political map of Ireland as it exists today. The author's previous books include "The Definitive History", "Ireland since the Rising" and "Ireland and the Arts".
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Michael Collins: A Biography by Tim Pat Coogan

When the Irish nationalist Michael Collins signed the Anglo-Irish Treaty in December 1921, he observed to Lord Birkenhead that he may have signed his own death warrant. In August 1922 that prophecy came true when Collins was ambushed, shot and killed by a compatriot, but his vision and legacy lived on. Tim Pat Coogan's biography presents the life of a man whose idealistic vigor and determination were matched by his political realism and organizational abilities. This is the classic biography of the man who created modern Ireland.

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Michael Collins Reviews

"A timely and courageous book." -- John McGahern, "Sunday Times
"There have been several other lives of Collins, but none has assembled such wealth of detail." -- "Independent on Sunday
"The events described in this book can usefully be learned from by those who govern Ireland now." -- "Financial Times
"A lively and colourful adventure story with a fascinating, yet recognisably human, hero." -- "Dublin Sunday Press

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Michael Collins: A Biography by Tim Pat Coogan
Tim Pat Coogan
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