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Description for Confessions of an Irish Rebel Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 128 x 18. Weight in Grams: 196.

The immigration man read my deportation order, looked at it and handed it back to me. 'Are you Irish?' he asked me.

'No' I said 'as a matter of fact, I'm Yemenite Arab.'

Two detectives came forward who were evidently there to meet me. 'Apparently he is Brendan Behan,' they said.

The immigration officer shook my hand and his hard face softened. 'Cead mile failte romhat abhaile.' (A hundred thousand welcomes home to you.) I could not answer. There are no words and it would be impertinence to try. I walked ... Read more

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Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099365006
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9780099365006
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About Brendan Behan
Brendan Behan was born in Dublin in 1923. A member of the IRA, he was sentenced to three years in Borstal in 1939 and a further fourteen years in 1942. He became a dominant literary figure almost overnight with the 1956 production of his play The Quare Fellow, based on his prison experiences. This recognition was reinforced by ... Read more

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