Michael Collins

Michael Collins

by Vincent McDonnell

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Overview

?Michael Collins is one of the most famous figures in Irish history. He became the most wanted man in the British Empire, a minister in the first Irish government and Commander-in-Chief of the army. This is an action-packed biography of a great Irish hero.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848899278
Publisher: Gill Books
Publication date: 05/14/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,155,250
File size: 370 KB
Age Range: 7 - 12 Years

About the Author

Vincent McDonnell from County Mayo now lives near Newmarket, County Cork. In 1989 he won the GPA First Fiction Award and has since published seven titles for children, including his recent book for younger readers, Titanic Tragedy (2007). Many of his short stories are published and he has won numerous prizes. He has been writer in residence at a variety of locations and gives workshops and readings all over Ireland.

Table of Contents


A Daring Escape     1
A Boyhood Dream     5
The Young Rebel     11
Easter Rising     18
Prisoner     28
The Big Fellow     33
Preparing for War     38
A Network of Spies     44
On the Run     48
The Murder Squads     58
The Black and Tans     68
Murder by the Throat     73
Bloody Sunday     81
A Vicious War     86
The Truce     96
Signing a Death Warrant     103
A Divided Country     109
Civil War     116
Michael Collins is Dead     123
Ireland's Greatest Hero     133

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Michael Collins: Most Wanted Man 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
MickMurph More than 1 year ago
This book is highly informative and gives a Great in depth look at the life of Michael Collins from his early childhood
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Informative and moving