Michael Collins: Most Wanted Man

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Michael Collins is one of the most famous figures in Irish history. A farmer's son from West Cork, he became the most wanted man in the British Empire, a minister in the first Irish government and Commander-in-Chief of the Irish army. Action-packed and full of information, this new biography for young readers follows Michael as he takes part in the 1916 Easter Rising, plans a guerrilla war against the British and helps to negotiate the treaty that led to the Irish Civil War. The story ends with the ambush at Beal na mBlath in County Cork during which Michael was killed by his former comrades.

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Michael Collins is one of the most famous figures in Irish history. A farmer's son from west Cork, he became the most wanted man in the British Empire, a minister in the first Irish government and Commander-in-Chief of the Irish army. Engaging and informative, this new account for children follows Michael as he takes part in the 1916 Easter Rising, plans a guerrilla war against the British and helps to negotiate the treaty that led to the Irish Civil War. The story ends with the ambush at Beal na Blath, in County Cork during which Michael was killed by his former comrades.

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'McDonnell writes well in a way that conveys a lot but will not lose a young reader's interest' * Books Ireland * 'Detailed and well researched' * Inis * 'What a great way to encourage a young person to read ... presents a rounded appraisal for both Collins and de Valera.' * Irish Examiner *

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Published by Collins Pr (2009)
ISBN 10: 1905172621 ISBN 13: 9781905172627
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