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. This biography presents the life of a man whose idealistic vigour and determination were matched by his political realism and organizational abilities.
The author's previous books include "Ireland Since the Rising", "On the Blanket" and "The IRA".

ISBN: 9780099685807

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Date of Publication: 06/06/1991

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