Most Wanted Man
By (author) Vincent McDonnell
Michael Collins by Vincent McDonnell
Book DescriptionMichael 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905172627
(210mm x 148mm x 11mm)
Imprint: The Collins Press
Publisher: The Collins Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: Ireland
Books By Author Vincent McDonnell
Ireland Our Island Story, Paperback (May 2011)
An exciting journey through Ireland's vibrant and diverse history by an established children's writer.
Titanic Tragedy, Paperback (May 2007)» View all books by Vincent McDonnell
The Titanic sunk on a cold April night in 1912 and its sinking is the most famous sea tragedy. Why was the ship built and what were the dreams of those who built her? This book traces the voyage from Europe, the collision with the iceberg, and the sinking - focusing on the heroism, bravery or cowardice of both passengers and crew.
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Author Biography - Vincent McDonnell
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.
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