Description - Bear in Mind These Dead by Susan McKay
Nearly 4,000 people were killed over the thirty or so years of the Northern Irish Troubles. And the killings were as intimate as they were brutal. Neighbours murdered neighbours. Susan McKay's book explores the difficult legacy of this conflict for families, friends and communities. By interviewing those who loved the missing and the dead, as well as some who narrowly survived, McKay gives a voice to those who are too often overlooked in the political histories. Old enemies are now in government together in Belfast, and the killing has all but stopped, but peace can only endure if the dead can finally be laid to rest. "Bear in Mind These Dead" is a moving and important contribution to that process.
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(233mm x 154mm x 31mm)
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Author Biography - Susan McKay
Susan McKay is an award-winning Irish journalist and the author of two critically acclaimed books, Sophia's Story and Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People.